River Statement
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1200 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

Water levels can be expected to rise quickly on the Hatchie River...
L`anguille River...Little Tallahatchie Canal...North Fork Forked Deer
River...Obion River...S.F. Fork Forked Deer River...S.F. Forked Deer
River...Saint Francis River...Tombigbee River.


At 10 AM Saturday, the stage on the Tombigbee River near Tombigbee
River Near Fulton 2W was 15.7 feet and rising. Flood stage is 20.0
feet.

At 11 AM Saturday, the stage on the Saint Francis River at Lake City
was 8.1 feet and falling. Flood stage is 10.0 feet.At 10.0 feet,
Flooding is occurring in the swamps along the river..

At 11 AM Saturday, the stage on the L`anguille River at Palestine was
24.2 feet and steady. Flood stage is 25.0 feet.At 25.0 feet, Flooding
of large areas of agriculture land along the river is occurring..

At 11 AM Saturday, the stage on the Obion River near Obion was 31.4
feet and falling. Flood stage is 34.0 feet.

At 11 AM Saturday, the stage on the North Fork Forked Deer River at
Dyersburg was 15.2 feet and rising. Flood stage is 22.0 feet.

At 11 AM Saturday, the stage on the S.F. Forked Deer River at Jackson
was 33.3 feet and falling. Flood stage is 34.0 feet.At 34.0 feet,
Businesses along Westover Road are affected by flood waters..

At 11 AM Saturday, the stage on the S.F. Fork Forked Deer River near
Halls was 6.3 feet and rising. Flood stage is 9.0 feet.At 9.0 feet,
Farmland near the river is flooded..

At 11 AM Saturday, the stage on the Hatchie River near Bolivar was
15.2 feet and steady. Flood stage is 18.0 feet.

At 11 AM Saturday, the stage on the Hatchie River at Rialto was 14.0
feet and rising. Flood stage is 20.0 feet.

At 11 AM Saturday, the stage on the Little Tallahatchie Canal at Etta
was 19.0 feet and rising. Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

The next River Statement will be issued tonight or sooner if conditions
warrant.

For graphical river and flood information...please go to
www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map. Then select Rivers
and Lakes AHPS under current conditions.

Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the
latest river information.

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