Flood Warning until 10:00PM Saturday

From the National Weather Service

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Tennessee… S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson.

* Until Saturday evening.

* At 7:00 PM CDT Friday the stage was 34.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity…The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7:00 PM CDT Friday was 34.4 feet.

* Forecast…The river is expected to fall below flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue falling to 24.6 feet Wednesday evening.

* Impact…At 34.0 feet, Businesses along Westover Road are affected by flood waters.

* Flood History…This crest compares to a previous crest of 34.4 feet on 01/16/1989.



Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Additional information is available at weather.gov/memphis.

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