Flash Flood Watch in effect tonight


FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
408 AM CST MON NOV 29 2010

…FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TONIGHT MAINLY EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER…

.UPPER LEVEL MOISTURE WILL SPREAD INTO THE MIDSOUTH TODAY AHEAD OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. THIS MOISTURE WILL OVERSPREAD AN INITIALLY DRY AIRMASS NEAR THE SURFACE. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE IN FROM THE WEST LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON WITH
GENERALLY LIGHT RAIN AMOUNTS.

LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THIS INCREASED MOISTURE WILL GREATEST EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER… AND WILL BE SUPPORTIVE OF HEAVY RAIN ALONG AND AHEAD OF AN EASTWARD ADVANCING COLD FRONT.

BY TUESDAY MORNING… RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTH MISSISSIPPI AND WEST TENNESSEE… INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS… IN NORTH MISSISSIPPI… ALCORN… BENTON…CALHOUN… CHICKASAW…COAHOMA…DESOTO… ITAWAMBA… LAFAYETTE… LEE… MARSHALL… MONROE… PANOLA… PONTOTOC… PRENTISS… QUITMAN… TALLAHATCHIE… TATE… TIPPAH… TISHOMINGO… TUNICA… UNION AND YALOBUSHA. IN WEST TENNESSEE… CARROLL… CHESTER… CROCKETT… DECATUR… DYER… FAYETTE… GIBSON… HARDEMAN… HARDIN… HAYWOOD… HENDERSON… HENRY…L AKE… LAUDERDALE… MADISON… MCNAIRY… OBION… SHELBY… TIPTON AND WEAKLEY.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL POSSIBLE.

* THE HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS… LOW LYING AREAS… AND CREEKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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