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 FLASH FLOOD WATCH




URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

FLOOD WATCH

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS

436 AM CDT TUE MAR 20 2012



...A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL BRING HEAVY RAINS TO THE ARKLAMISS

STARTING WEDNESDAY MORNING...

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH

THURSDAY MORNING...



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A



* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS...

NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI.



* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING



* HEAVY RAINS ASSOCIATED WITH A STRONG...SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE

SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT WILL BEGIN TO IMPACT THE ARKLAMISS ON WED

MORNING. THE SLOW MOVEMENT OF THIS SYSTEM WILL ALLOW STORMS TO

REPEATEDLY MOVE OVER THE SAME LOCATIONS INCREASING THE RISK OF

FLASH FLOODING. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE

ALONG WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THE HEAVY RAINS SHOULD COME TO

AN END WEDNESDAY EVENING OR OVERNIGHT.



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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BK

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