Conway Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 4:05 PM CDT May. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Arkansas River at Morrilton.
* From Friday afternoon until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 3:15 PM Thursday the stage was 27.2 feet.
* Record flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Friday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 42.0 feet by Tuesday... may 28th.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet... commercial and Industrial establishments
downstream of the State Highway 9 bridge are effected.
* Impacts at 32.0 feet... extensive agricultural acreage downstream
of Morrilton along the right bank and north of Ormond lock and dam.
Remove equipment in the floodplain.
* Impacts at 34.0 feet... backwaters up point remove creek will
flood acres of cropland.
* Impacts at 38.0 feet... begin levee patrolling. River crested at
38.64 feet in June 2015.
* Impacts at 42.0 feet... highest stage prior to period of record April
1927.





             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun crest time date

Arkansas River
Morrilton 30 27.2 Thu 03 PM 29.2 33.4 37.2 42.0 Tue may 28




Lat... Lon 3504 9261 3503 9269 3508 9278 3520 9280
3514 9268 3511 9251




61