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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 6:45 AM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Grant Parish in north central Louisiana...
Jackson Parish in north central Louisiana...
Natchitoches Parish in northwestern Louisiana...
Bienville Parish in northwestern Louisiana...
Winn Parish in north central Louisiana...

* until 945 am CST

* at 644 am CST, Doppler radar indicated moderate rain across the
warned area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen. The threat
for flash flooding continues.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Natchitoches, Winnfield, Jonesboro, Arcadia, Colfax, Ringgold,
Campti, Gibsland, Montgomery, Allen, Provencal, Natchez, Chatham,
Clarence, Hodge, Dry Prong, Goldonna, North Hodge, Tullos and
Dodson.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3136 9324 3154 9324 3171 9334 3172 9344
      3191 9344 3189 9327 3206 9314 3224 9322
      3224 9342 3240 9342 3245 9316 3259 9318
      3259 9288 3246 9288 3250 9242 3232 9231
      3176 9234 3139 9262 3152 9272 3135 9295


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738 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Bayou Dorcheat at Dixie Inn.
* From Thursday evening until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
continue to rise to near 18.0 feet by Sunday early afternoon.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... lowland flooding will continue for several
more days. The Bayou will continue to slowly fall and flood
problems will decrease and end.


Lat... Lon 3282 9332 3253 9331 3253 9336 3259 9335 3282 9338


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:50 AM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, and
Texas, including the following areas, in Arkansas, Columbia,
Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada,
Sevier, and Union. In Louisiana, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo,
Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, Grant, Jackson, La Salle,
Lincoln, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Sabine, Union,
Webster, and Winn. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In Texas,
Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg,
Harrison, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Red River,
Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and
wood.

* Through 6 am CST Friday morning.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall nearest to a retreating
warm front will make a return across East Texas, southeast
Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas, and northwest Louisiana.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with isolated
higher amounts will be possible. This rainfall is on top of the
heavy rainfall which fell yesterday which could bring back the
return of flash flooding.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:50 AM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, and
Texas, including the following areas, in Arkansas, Columbia,
Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada,
Sevier, and Union. In Louisiana, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo,
Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, Grant, Jackson, La Salle,
Lincoln, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Sabine, Union,
Webster, and Winn. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In Texas,
Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg,
Harrison, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Red River,
Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and
wood.

* Through 6 am CST Friday morning.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall nearest to a retreating
warm front will make a return across East Texas, southeast
Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas, and northwest Louisiana.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with isolated
higher amounts will be possible. This rainfall is on top of the
heavy rainfall which fell yesterday which could bring back the
return of flash flooding.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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