Thursday, June 3, 2010

Flash Flood Warning Until 1:15 AM CDT

Statement as of 10:18 PM CDT on June 03, 2010

The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... 
southwestern Jackson County in middle Tennessee...
northwestern Putnam County in middle Tennessee...
east central Smith County in middle Tennessee...
this includes the city of Carthage...

* until 115 am CDT

* at 1010 PM CDT... 
National Weather Service Doppler radar
indicated rainfall amounts over 2 inches had occurred within
the past couple of hours between Carthage and Gainesboro.
Additional heavy rainfall is expected as thunderstorms continue
to move across the area.

* The storms producing heavy rainfall will remain over areas from
Carthage to Granville... mainly over rural areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... country roads... as well as farmland along the
banks of creeks and streams.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flash flooding is observed act quickly. Move
up to higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas
subject to flooding when water begins rising.

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