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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:37 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Independence County in north central Arkansas...
northwestern Prairie County in central Arkansas...
southeastern Izard County in north central Arkansas...
Van Buren County in north central Arkansas...
northern Lonoke County in central Arkansas...
Sharp County in north central Arkansas...
southern Stone County in north central Arkansas...
northern Woodruff County in eastern Arkansas...
Jackson County in eastern Arkansas...
Cleburne County in north central Arkansas...
northeastern Conway County in central Arkansas...
White County in central Arkansas...
northeastern Pulaski County in central Arkansas...

* until 715 am CST Saturday

* at 436 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain of up to eight
plus inches have fallen and flooding is likely if not already
occurring across warning area. Additional heavy rainfall is
expected Saturday, which will only increase the flooding threat.
If you live near a waterway or flood prone area, pay close
attention to water levels and heed the guidance of local officials.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
North Little Rock... Jacksonville...
Cabot... Searcy...
Batesville... Newport...
Heber Springs... Cherokee Village...
Mountain View... Clinton...
Fairfield Bay... Augusta...
Melbourne... Ash Flat...
Little Rock AFB... Beebe...
Ward... Bald Knob...
Austin in Lonoke County... Judsonia...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3642 9131 3624 9126 3623 9135 3589 9136
      3588 9103 3533 9104 3469 9213 3536 9211
      3545 9284 3625 9162 3625 9156 3629 9156
      3634 9145 3643 9135


Cooper


435 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Clark County in southwestern Arkansas...
Perry County in central Arkansas...
Pike County in southwestern Arkansas...
Conway County in central Arkansas...
Faulkner County in central Arkansas...
Garland County in central Arkansas...
Saline County in central Arkansas...
southeastern Yell County in central Arkansas...
Polk County in western Arkansas...
Pulaski County in central Arkansas...
Hot Spring County in southwestern Arkansas...
Montgomery County in western Arkansas...

* until 715 am CST Saturday

* at 432 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain of up to nine
plus inches have fallen and flooding has been reported across the
warning area. Additional heavy rainfall is expected Saturday,
which will only increase the ongoing flooding. If you live near a
waterway or flood prone area, pay close attention to water levels
and heed the guidance of local officials.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Little Rock... North Little Rock...
Conway... Hot Springs...
Benton... Sherwood...
Jacksonville... west Little Rock...
Maumelle... Bryant...
Hot Springs Village... Arkadelphia...
Malvern... downtown Little Rock...
Morrilton... Mena...
Danville... Murfreesboro...
Perryville... Mount Ida...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3473 9445 3467 9388 3523 9316 3512 9307
      3517 9286 3546 9285 3536 9211 3462 9211
      3449 9203 3441 9267 3415 9268 3416 9289
      3381 9290 3378 9311 3396 9337 3401 9382
      3435 9394 3436 9425 3419 9425 3419 9447


Cooper


Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:41 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, north central Arkansas, and
western Arkansas, including the following areas, in central
Arkansas, Conway, Pope, and Yell. In north central Arkansas,
Baxter, Boone, Fulton, Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp,
stone, and Van Buren. In western Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, and
Scott.

* Through Saturday evening

* heavy rain fell across much of the northern and western portion
of Arkansas over the last several days... with 3 to locally more
than 6 inches observed. Additional heavy rainfall is expected
through Saturday. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
are forecast... with locally higher amounts possible.

* Given the recent heavy rainfall... the ground has become
saturated. As a result... the runoff potential has
increased... resulting in a high threat for flash and river
flooding through Saturday night. There have already been
numerous high water reports... including flooding of roads and
Road closures. Any more heavy rainfall may create additional
dangerous flooding situations.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:41 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, north central Arkansas, and
western Arkansas, including the following areas, in central
Arkansas, Conway, Pope, and Yell. In north central Arkansas,
Baxter, Boone, Fulton, Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp,
stone, and Van Buren. In western Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, and
Scott.

* Through Saturday evening

* heavy rain fell across much of the northern and western portion
of Arkansas over the last several days... with 3 to locally more
than 6 inches observed. Additional heavy rainfall is expected
through Saturday. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
are forecast... with locally higher amounts possible.

* Given the recent heavy rainfall... the ground has become
saturated. As a result... the runoff potential has
increased... resulting in a high threat for flash and river
flooding through Saturday night. There have already been
numerous high water reports... including flooding of roads and
Road closures. Any more heavy rainfall may create additional
dangerous flooding situations.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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