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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:39 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the little Missouri River near Boughton.
* Until Wednesday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 22.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by
Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
afternoon.
* Impacts at 22.0 feet... lower lying County roads in northern Nevada
County may be affected. Water approaching State Highway 53 near
Whelen Springs.
* Impacts at 23.0 feet... State Highway 53 near Whelen Springs may be
flooding. Many acres of Timber and pastures flooded in Nevada and
Clark counties.

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

Little Missouri River
Boughton 20 22.1 Fri 07 PM 23.0 22.2 21.6 23.0 06 am 02/24


Lat... Lon 3375 9293 3373 9310 3384 9336 3392 9325
3385 9309 3388 9298


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826 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Camden.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:30 PM Friday the stage was 31.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 40.0 feet by
Wednesday morning.
* Impacts at 34.0 feet... overbank flooding closes many roads.
Harmony Grove community has flood problems at this stage.
Many low lying roads are flooding with access to some residential
areas by boat only.
* Impacts at 36.0 feet... moderate flooding begins at this level.
Access roads to commercial, Industrial, and residential development
are flooding. Access to locations along the river downstream of
Camden, by boat only.
* Impacts at 38.0 feet... many homes along the river and Oxbow lakes
are accessable by boat only. Portions of Harmony Grove and the
Lakeside community are flooding.
* Impacts at 40.0 feet... major flooding begins at this level.
Widespread residential flooding is possible in the Camden vicinity
and downstream. Much of the low lying areas along the river in
Ouachita and Calhoun counties will be flooded. Access to many homes
will be by boat.

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

Ouachita River
Camden 26 31.9 Fri 07 PM 33.5 36.7 38.8 40.0 06 am 02/28


Lat... Lon 3329 9261 3344 9280 3363 9289 3367 9275
3350 9264 3338 9247




406 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Cleveland County in southeastern Arkansas...
Woodruff County in eastern Arkansas...
Prairie County in central Arkansas...
Lonoke County in central Arkansas...
Grant County in central Arkansas...
Dallas County in southwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Ouachita County in southwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Monroe County in eastern Arkansas...
Jefferson County in southeastern Arkansas...
southeastern Pulaski County in central Arkansas...

* until 415 am CST Saturday

* at 403 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated up to eight plus inches of
rain have fallen and flooding is occurring in numerous locations
across the warning area! While rainfall has ended at this time,
additional heavy rainfall is likely Saturday, with the flood
threat increasing once again.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pine Bluff... Camden...
Sheridan... Lonoke...
Brinkley... Des Arc...
Clarendon... Hazen...
De Valls Bluff... White Hall...
England... Carlisle...
Redfield... Altheimer...
Humphrey... Leola...
Sparkman... Fredonia...
Carthage... Prattsville...

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 3500 9115 3474 9110 3456 9140 3457 9159
      3448 9160 3448 9171 3437 9171 3347 9311
      3377 9310 3381 9290 3416 9289 3415 9268
      3441 9267 3451 9205 3470 9214 3535 9104
      3500 9104


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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.





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