Flood Warning until 01:00PM Saturday

The Flood Warning continues for the North Fork Forked Deer River… North Fork Obion River…Obion River…S.F. of the Forked Deer River. The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson

* from Friday April 19 until Saturday April 20.

* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 28.1 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Maximum forecast stage of 34.9 feet on Friday April 19.

* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Friday April 19 and continue to rise to near 34.9 feet by Friday April 19.The river will fall below flood stage by Saturday April 20.

* At 35.0 feet…The east bank of the South Fork of the Forked Deer River overflows flooding low-lying areas of the University of Tennessee Agriculture Experiment Station.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A followup Flood Statement will be issued Thursday 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. Do not drive through flooded areas…turn around don’t drown. Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the latest river information.

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