Flash flood watch issued due to possibility of streams, rivers flooding

A flash flood watch has been issued for much of North MS and surrounding areas by the NWS.

From NWS:

From Tuesday afternoon through late Wednesday night

* 4 to 8 inches of rain is expected across most of the Midsouth. Street flooding will be a hazard for travelers. Low-lying andpoor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as well as small streams.

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.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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