Flash Flood Watch issued April 30 at 2:52AM CDT until April 30 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Memphis
Crockett; Dyer; Fayette; Haywood; Lake; Lauderdale; Obion; Shelby; Tipton
...A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for eastern Arkansas,
the Missouri Bootheel, and has been expanded to include all of
north Mississippi and additional portions of west Tennessee...
.Storms will slowly move across the Midsouth into the mid to late
afternoon afternoon hours. The most intense rainfall will likely
occur this morning. A tropical airmass will be supportive of
locally heavy rainfall, with 2 inches of rain possible in as
little as 30 minutes. These very high rainfall rates may briefly
overpower local drainage systems, resulting in flash flooding.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee, including
the following areas, in North Mississippi, Calhoun, Coahoma,
DeSoto, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tallahatchie,
Tate, Tunica, and Yalobusha. In West Tennessee, Crockett,
Dyer, Fayette, Haywood, Lake, Lauderdale, Obion, Shelby, and
* Through late afternoon
* Several rounds of thunderstorms are expected to produce
between 1 to 3 inches across the watch area, with rainfall of
up to 2 inches possible in as little as 30 minutes.
* Recent rainfall has saturated soils across the watch area. Any
additional heavy rainfall may result in the potential for
flash flooding and subsequent river flooding.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.