Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-
Including the cities of Jonesville, Harrisonburg, Vidalia,
Ferriday, West Ferriday, Meridian, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst,
Wesson, Magee, Mendenhall, Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs,
Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Fayette, Natchez, Bude,
Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss,
Bassfield, Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia,
West Hattiesburg, Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg
345 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for
* Portions of northeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
following areas in northeast Louisiana, Catahoula and
Concordia. In Mississippi, Adams, Clarke, Copiah, Covington,
Forrest, Franklin MS, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis,
Jones, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Simpson
* Through Tuesday morning
* Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher
amounts, in a short period of time may lead to flash flooding.
* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded road,
remember to turn around, don't drown.
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.