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Flood Warning
Issued: 6:53 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Clarendon.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 PM Monday the stage was 30.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 30.5 feet by
early Thursday morning. However... additional heavy rainfall through
next week may cause this forecast to change.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet... Clarendon storm sewer should be closed to
keep river from backing up outflow pipe. Extensive flooding in the
Delta. Most cropland and Timber in bottoms are flooded. Much of the
National wildlife Refuge land downstream of Clarendon will be
flooded.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu crest time date

Lower White River
Clarendon 26 30.2 Mon 06 PM 30.3 30.4 30.5 30.5 12 am 02/21




Lat... Lon 3435 9119 3449 9132 3466 9139 3472 9129
3455 9120 3442 9108






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:25 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Wednesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, and southeast
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Faulkner, Grant, Lonoke, prairie, Pulaski, Saline, and white.
In eastern Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew,
Jefferson, and Lincoln.

* From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning

* several periods of showers and thunderstorms are expected
Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning. Two to four
inches of rainfall will be common in the watch area.

* Heavy rainfall, falling across saturated ground, will create
conditions favorable for flash flooding.

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.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:25 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Wednesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, and southeast
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Faulkner, Grant, Lonoke, prairie, Pulaski, Saline, and white.
In eastern Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew,
Jefferson, and Lincoln.

* From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning

* several periods of showers and thunderstorms are expected
Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning. Two to four
inches of rainfall will be common in the watch area.

* Heavy rainfall, falling across saturated ground, will create
conditions favorable for flash flooding.

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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