451  
WGUS64 KMEG 241603  
FFAMEG  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
1103 AM CDT FRI MAY 24 2024  
 
.SEVERAL AREAS ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH HAVE RECEIVED OVER 4 INCHES OF  
RAINFALL OVER THE PAST 7 DAYS, WITH MULTIPLE AREAS REPORTING  
FLOODING OF STREAMS AND ROADWAYS. ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY  
RAINFALL ARE ANTICIPATED NOW THROUGH MONDAY MORNING, WITH A  
POTENTIAL LULL IN ACTIVITY ON SATURDAY. HEAVY RAINS WILL FURTHER  
AGGRAVATE RIVERS AND STREAMS, CAUSING RISES TO AND ABOVE BANKFULL.  
 
ARZ009-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-MSZ001>017-020>024-  
TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-250415-  
/O.NEW.KMEG.FA.A.0006.240524T1603Z-240527T1200Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
CLAY-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST.  
FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON  
MS-TIPPAH-ALCORN-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-TATE-PRENTISS-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-  
PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-ITAWAMBA-TALLAHATCHIE-  
YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-  
GIBSON-CARROLL-BENTON TN-LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-  
MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-  
HARDIN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHARLESTON, DRESDEN, PARAGOULD,  
BOONEVILLE, BRUCE, CAMDEN, ABERDEEN, CLARKSDALE, ALAMO, MEMPHIS,  
SOMERVILLE, OAKLAND, CORINTH, BOLIVAR, RIPLEY MS, HARRISBURG,  
BATESVILLE, AMORY, PONTOTOC, IUKA, UNION CITY, JACKSON, CORNING,  
WATER VALLEY, HENDERSON, PIGGOTT, PARSONS, RIPLEY TN,  
DECATURVILLE, TUNICA, SAVANNAH, MARKS, HOLLY SPRINGS, MARIANNA,  
CALHOUN CITY, COVINGTON, COLLIERVILLE, ASHLAND, TIPTONVILLE,  
HOUSTON, SELMER, BLYTHEVILLE, OXFORD, CARUTHERSVILLE, OKOLONA,  
GERMANTOWN, MILAN, PARIS, LEXINGTON, HUMBOLDT, FORREST CITY,  
JONESBORO, NEW ALBANY, SOUTHAVEN, WYNNE, BARTLETT, BROWNSVILLE,  
FULTON, COFFEEVILLE, MILLINGTON, OLIVE BRANCH, SENATOBIA,  
HELENA-WEST HELENA, MARTIN, KENNETT, TUPELO, WEST MEMPHIS,  
HUNTINGDON, AND DYERSBURG  
1103 AM CDT FRI MAY 24 2024  
   
..FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING
 
 
* WHAT...FLOODING CAUSED BY EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS,  
CLAY, CRAIGHEAD, CRITTENDEN, CROSS, GREENE, LEE AR, MISSISSIPPI,  
PHILLIPS, POINSETT AND ST. FRANCIS, NORTH MISSISSIPPI, INCLUDING  
THE FOLLOWING AREAS, ALCORN, BENTON MS, CALHOUN, CHICKASAW,  
COAHOMA, DESOTO, ITAWAMBA, LAFAYETTE, LEE MS, MARSHALL, MONROE,  
PANOLA, PONTOTOC, PRENTISS, QUITMAN, TALLAHATCHIE, TATE, TIPPAH,  
TISHOMINGO, TUNICA, UNION AND YALOBUSHA, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI,  
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT, AND WEST  
TENNESSEE, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, BENTON TN, CARROLL,  
CHESTER, CROCKETT, DECATUR, DYER, FAYETTE, GIBSON, HARDEMAN,  
HARDIN, HAYWOOD, HENDERSON, HENRY, LAKE, LAUDERDALE, MADISON,  
MCNAIRY, OBION, SHELBY, TIPTON AND WEAKLEY.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF MAY RESULT IN FLOODING OF RIVERS,  
CREEKS, STREAMS, AND OTHER LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE LOCATIONS.  
CREEKS AND STREAMS MAY RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS. FLOODING MAY OCCUR  
IN POOR DRAINAGE AND URBAN AREAS.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD  
WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED  
TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.  
 

 
 

 
 
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