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Flash Flood Warning

Status

Event Extended (Time) Expired

Start Time

Tue 01/14/2020 03:29 PM EST

End Time

Tue 01/14/2020 09:45 PM EST

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Jackson MS 229 PM CST Tue Jan 14 2020 The National Weather Service in Jackson has extended the * Flash Flood Warning for... A Dam Break in... North central Oktibbeha County in northeastern Mississippi... South central Clay County in northeastern Mississippi... * Until 845 PM CST Tuesday. * At 221 PM CST, emergency management reported the imminent failure of Oktibbeha County Lake Dam. The dam has not failed yet but a chance for failure still exists. County officials are taking actions to mitigate the threat of failure which are currently alleviating the pressure on the dam. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding from the imminent failure of Oktibbeha County Lake Dam. SOURCE...Emergency management. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas downstream from the Oktibbeha County Lake Dam along the Biba Wila Creek and Trim Cane Creek. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. && LAT...LON 3359 8872 3355 8872 3353 8881 3349 8882 3348 8884 3347 8884 3350 8894 3352 8894 3354 8887 3359 8884 FLASH FLOOD...OBSERVED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE DAM FAILURE...IMMINENT