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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:35 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

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


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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, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, prairie, Pulaski,
Saline, and white. In eastern Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and
Woodruff. In north central Arkansas, Cleburne and
Independence. In southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley,
Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest
Arkansas, Calhoun, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, Ouachita, and
Pike. In western Arkansas, Montgomery and Polk.

* Through Saturday evening

* heavy rain fell across much of southern... central and eastern
Arkansas the last several days... with 4 to locally more than 8
inches observed. Additional heavy rainfall will be possible on
Saturday into Saturday night where an additional 1 to 3 inches
of rain are expected. Locally higher amounts will be 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 for high water
problems based on the current forecast of heavy rain.

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.





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, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, prairie, Pulaski,
Saline, and white. In eastern Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and
Woodruff. In north central Arkansas, Cleburne and
Independence. In southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley,
Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest
Arkansas, Calhoun, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, Ouachita, and
Pike. In western Arkansas, Montgomery and Polk.

* Through Saturday evening

* heavy rain fell across much of southern... central and eastern
Arkansas the last several days... with 4 to locally more than 8
inches observed. Additional heavy rainfall will be possible on
Saturday into Saturday night where an additional 1 to 3 inches
of rain are expected. Locally higher amounts will be 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 for high water
problems based on the current forecast of heavy rain.

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.