Special Weather Statement
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
1159 AM CDT SAT SEP 18 2021
...A SLIGHT RISK OF EXCESSIVE RAINFALL EXISTS FOR PORTIONS OF THE
CENTRAL GULF COAST/MID-SOUTH ...
Abundant moisture continues to impact areas along the central Gulf Coast, Deep South and broader Tennessee Valley within confluent flow east of former Post-Tropical Cyclone Nicholas.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...
Slow-moving thunderstorms continue to drift across parts of the Tennessee Valley and Mid-South this aftn. Rainfall rates of 2+"/hr are likely to persist, producing 2-3" of rainfall with local amounts above 5". Flash flooding is likely.
What to do During a Flood Warning or Flash Flood Warning
* Do not walk through flowing water. Most drownings occur during flash floods. ...
* Remember the phrase ?Turn Around, Don't Drown!? Don't drive through flooded roads. Cars can be swept away in only two feet of moving water.
* Do not drive around road barriers.