The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a flood warning for the Tennessee River at Savannah from Thursday morning until further notice.
A flood warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring and those in affected areas should take necessary precautions immediately.
At 11:15 a.m. Wednesday the stage was 367.9 feet. Flood stage is 370.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast.
The forecast calls for the river to rise above flood stage Thursday morning, settling around 370.5 feet Friday through the middle of next week.
Regarding the impact at 370 feet, Coffee Landing Road is flooding just north of Beason Creek and toward Box Elder Drive. Campsites just north of the mouth of Beason Creek are flooding.
Box Elder Drive is flooded. Access to sites along Bargeview Lane is cut off.
Diamond Island Drive is flooded at Mud Creek just west of Gammill Slough Road. The west end of Cross Pond Road is flooding.
The slough just east of Wilkinson Ferry Drive across the river from Saltillo is beginning to flood.