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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:30 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Bradley County in southeastern Arkansas...
Desha County in southeastern Arkansas...
southern Calhoun County in southwestern Arkansas...
Drew County in southeastern Arkansas...
southern Lincoln County in southeastern Arkansas...
southeastern Arkansas County in southeastern Arkansas...

* until 230 PM CST.

* At 1124 am CST, Doppler radar indicated locally heavy rainfall
over the warned area. Some locations have received between two to
three inches of rainfall over the past 6 hours. Given saturated
soils from previous heavy rainfall events and rivers and creeks
that are already out of their banks, flooding can be expected
across the area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Monticello... Warren...
Dumas... Dermott...
Rosedale... Hampton...
Rohwer... Gould...
Hermitage... Wilmar...
Arkansas City... Mitchellville...
Harrell... Tillar...
Watson... Winchester...
Ingalls... Plantersville...
Lucca Landing... Hampton Municipal Airport...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3345 9272 3371 9217 3371 9198 3380 9198
      3419 9110 3412 9111 3409 9087 3396 9097
      3397 9109 3378 9099 3373 9115 3367 9103
      3369 9122 3360 9113 3352 9125 3356 9145
      3339 9146 3340 9199 3330 9198 3316 9217


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1023 am CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Clarendon.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Friday the stage was 30.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 31.5 feet by
Monday morning.
* 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.
* Impacts at 32.0 feet... State Highway 302 north of Clarendon may be
affected. Some Industrial property in Clarendon on river side of
levee may be flooded. Many access problems for recreational
properties downstream of Clarendon. Many downstream areas are
accessable by boat only. Height and duration of flooding along the
lower White River is greatly dependant on the level of the
Mississippi River in combination with the flow rate of the White
River.




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

Lower White River
Clarendon 26 30.9 Fri 09 am 31.1 31.3 31.5 31.5 06 am 02/25




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




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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:27 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, southeast
Arkansas, and southwest Arkansas, including the following
areas, in central Arkansas, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, prairie,
Pulaski, and Saline. In eastern Arkansas, Monroe and Woodruff.
In southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha,
Drew, Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest Arkansas, Calhoun,
Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, and Ouachita.

* Through Saturday afternoon

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected
through Saturday. The rain will be heavy at times. Amounts of
one to two inches are expected with localized heavier amounts
exceeding three inches possible.

* With already saturated ground, it will not take much rain to
cause flash flooding issues.

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: 3:27 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, southeast
Arkansas, and southwest Arkansas, including the following
areas, in central Arkansas, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, prairie,
Pulaski, and Saline. In eastern Arkansas, Monroe and Woodruff.
In southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha,
Drew, Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest Arkansas, Calhoun,
Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, and Ouachita.

* Through Saturday afternoon

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected
through Saturday. The rain will be heavy at times. Amounts of
one to two inches are expected with localized heavier amounts
exceeding three inches possible.

* With already saturated ground, it will not take much rain to
cause flash flooding issues.

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.