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Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
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Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Attala-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-
Madison MS-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-Jefferson-
Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, Bastrop, Oak Grove,
Epps, Lake Providence, Rayville, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnsboro,
Jonesville, Harrisonburg, Newellton, St. Joseph, Waterproof,
Vidalia, Ferriday, West Ferriday, Cleveland, Indianola,
Ruleville, Greenwood, Grenada, Vaiden, North Carrollton,
Carrollton, Winona, Eupora, Maben, Mathiston, Ackerman, Weir,
Greenville, Belzoni, Isola, Durant, Tchula, Lexington, Pickens,
Goodman, Kosciusko, Mayersville, Rolling Fork, Anguilla,
Yazoo City, Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Vicksburg, Jackson,
Pearl, Brandon, Richland, Port Gibson, Crystal Springs,
Hazlehurst, Wesson, Magee, Mendenhall, Fayette, Natchez, Bude,
Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, and New Hebron
1150 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Arkansas,
northeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the following
areas in southeast Arkansas, Ashley and Chicot. In northeast
Louisiana, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin LA,
Madison LA, Morehouse, Richland, Tensas and West Carroll. In
Mississippi, Adams, Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Choctaw,
Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin MS, Grenada, Hinds, Holmes,
Humphreys, Issaquena, Jefferson, Lawrence, Leflore, Lincoln,
Madison MS, Montgomery, Rankin, Sharkey, Simpson, Sunflower,
Warren, Washington, Webster and Yazoo.

* From late tonight through Sunday evening

* Rainfall amounts ranging from 2 to 4 inches with localized
amounts up to 6 inches over a short amount of time could lead
to flash flooding.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
remember to turn around, don't drown.

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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