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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:13 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Gladewater.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:15 PM Thursday the stage was 24.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 29.4 feet by early Tuesday morning.
Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 29.0 feet... expect lowland flooding to continue with oil
field operations curtailed.


Lat... Lon 3257 9509 3251 9490 3245 9491 3251 9501 3253 9508




812 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Hawkins.
* From late Saturday night until further notice... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 7:45 PM Thursday the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
rise to near 26.4 feet by Tuesday evening. Additional rises remain
possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet... minor lowland flooding of pastures and
boatramps. Move livestock and equipment to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3263 9535 3257 9509 3253 9508 3254 9521 3257 9535




810 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Mineola.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:15 PM Thursday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.5 feet by
Tuesday morning. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... expect severe flooding with some barns
facing flooding. Preparations should be completed for moderate
flooding.


Lat... Lon 3278 9574 3263 9535 3257 9535 3259 9550 3273 9574




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:32 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Friday evening...

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 late Friday night.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall with storms repeatedly
moving over the same areas will be possible. Additional rainfall
amounts of one to three inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in the I 30 corridor and
surrounding areas. Elsewhere, coverage of storms will be more
scattered, but any storms that develop will be capable of
producing flash flooding due to already saturated soils and full
creeks and bayous.

* 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.
Be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:32 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Friday evening...

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 late Friday night.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall with storms repeatedly
moving over the same areas will be possible. Additional rainfall
amounts of one to three inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in the I 30 corridor and
surrounding areas. Elsewhere, coverage of storms will be more
scattered, but any storms that develop will be capable of
producing flash flooding due to already saturated soils and full
creeks and bayous.

* 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.
Be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.



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