NOAA raises Memphis flood crest prediction to 48 feet

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has revised its flood level projections for the Mississippi, indicating that the Memphis area could see a near- record breaking level of 48 feet by May 10.

This revised chart was published by NOAA at 3:55 CDT today (May 2).

Flood projection

Flood projection from NOAA- Memphis Data Highlighted

River stage is expected at 46.5 feet by Saturday, and 48.0 feet by May 10.  THIS IS SERIOUS STUFF, FOLKS!

I have provided links in the immediately preceding posts, but here is the main link you MUST BOOKMARK and MONITOR FREQUENTLY:

Shelby County’s Emergency Preparedness site http://www.staysafeshelby.us/

Local news media, and Twitter (#memflood)  offer up to the minute coverage of flood conditions.

Be Safe My Friends!

Rodney Baber Park

Ball fields at Rodney Baber Park Inundated with flood waters

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