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Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 2:03 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of southeast Arkansas and
southwest Arkansas, including the following areas, in
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew,
Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest Arkansas, Calhoun.

* From Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.

* Several periods of heavy rain across much of Arkansas will
create the potential for river and flash flooding to occur.

* Rainfall amounts of two to five inches are expected, with
localized heavier amounts possible.

.Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts 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.





1221 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Mississippi River near Arkansas City.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast... with an addition 2 days of forecast rainfall, the river will
rise to near 35.0 feet by Friday March 09. With significant rainfall
beyond 2 days, future forecasts could reach the moderate flood category.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet... the Road to Donaldson Point is cut off.


              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri crest time date

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City 37 27.0 Tue 11 am 25.8 26.4 27.3 35.0 3/9




Lat... Lon 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
      3358 9106 3340 9105






Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 2:03 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of southeast Arkansas and
southwest Arkansas, including the following areas, in
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew,
Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest Arkansas, Calhoun.

* From Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.

* Several periods of heavy rain across much of Arkansas will
create the potential for river and flash flooding to occur.

* Rainfall amounts of two to five inches are expected, with
localized heavier amounts possible.

.Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts 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.





1221 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Mississippi River near Arkansas City.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast... with an addition 2 days of forecast rainfall, the river will
rise to near 35.0 feet by Friday March 09. With significant rainfall
beyond 2 days, future forecasts could reach the moderate flood category.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet... the Road to Donaldson Point is cut off.


              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri crest time date

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City 37 27.0 Tue 11 am 25.8 26.4 27.3 35.0 3/9




Lat... Lon 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
      3358 9106 3340 9105






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