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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:54 PM CST on February 21, 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cache River near Patterson.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 11.0 feet by
Saturday morning. Additional rainfall is expected beyond the next
48 hours. Continue to monitor latest forecasts for updates or
additional crests later this week.
* Impacts at 10.0 feet... pastureland and cropland not protected by
levees in Jackson and Woodruff counties affected. Water is deep
along the shoulders of State Highway 18 near Grubbs. Water over
portions of Woodruff County Road 775 north of State Highway 260.
* Impacts at 10.5 feet... water deep over Woodruff County Road 775
north of Hwy 260, and intersection of Hwy 37 and Hwy 18 east of
Grubbs. Water is encroaching on yards of homes on Pine street in
Patterson. Many acres of cropland, pastures, and Timber flooded in
Jackson and Woodruff counties.
* Impacts at 11.0 feet... water near homes on Pine street in Patterson.
Water deep over Woodruff County Road 775. Water around camps along
state highways 14 and 18 in Jackson County. Many acres of cropland,
pastures, and Timberland flooded in Craighead, Jackson, and
Woodruff counties. Agfc may close wma inside Woodruff County for
Deer hunting due to flooding.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat crest time date

Cache River
Patterson 9 10.1 Wed 08 PM 10.4 10.7 11.0 11.0 06 am 02/24




Lat... Lon 3510 9133 3522 9128 3539 9123 3538 9113
3521 9117 3508 9122






845 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* From late Thursday night until further notice... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
continue to rise to near 15.0 feet by Saturday morning. Additional rainfall
is expected beyond the next 48 hours. Continue to monitor latest forecasts
for updates or additional crests later this week.
* Impacts at 14.0 feet... minor flooding begins. Farm ground along East
Bank begins to flood.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat crest time date

Black River
Black Rock 14 10.2 Wed 08 PM 12.5 14.0 15.0 15.0 06 am 02/24




Lat... Lon 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
3588 9110 3564 9128




Brown


549 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Independence County in north central Arkansas...
northern Woodruff County in eastern Arkansas...
northwestern Prairie County in central Arkansas...
northeastern Perry County in central Arkansas...
Jackson County in eastern Arkansas...
Cleburne County in north central Arkansas...
Lonoke County in central Arkansas...
Conway County in central Arkansas...
Faulkner County in central Arkansas...
White County in central Arkansas...
eastern Saline County in central Arkansas...
Pulaski County in central Arkansas...

* until 1145 PM CST

* at 546 PM CST, radar continued to show moderate to heavy rainfall
in much of the warned area. Flooding has been reported in several
locations in the warned area since this morning. Many areas have
seen four to eight inches of rain since last night. With
additional heavy rainfall expected over the next few hours, the
threat of flooding will continue.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Little Rock... North Little Rock...
Conway... Sherwood...
Jacksonville... Cabot...
Searcy... west Little Rock...
Maumelle... Bryant...
Batesville... downtown Little Rock...
Newport... Heber Springs...
Morrilton... Lonoke...
Fairfield Bay... Augusta...
North Little Rock Airport... Little Rock AFB...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3520 9149 3449 9176 3450 9256 3467 9244
      3477 9265 3491 9275 3494 9255 3505 9255
      3504 9308 3518 9285 3546 9285 3546 9248
      3537 9248 3536 9225 3571 9224 3571 9184
      3582 9187 3594 9175 3588 9103 3519 9104


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Areal Flood Watch

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 22, 2018
Statement as of 2:55 PM CST on February 21, 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western Arkansas, including
the following areas, in central Arkansas, Faulkner, Garland,
Grant, Lonoke, Perry, prairie, Pulaski, Saline, and white. In
eastern Arkansas, Jackson and Woodruff. In north central
Arkansas, Cleburne and Independence. In southwest Arkansas,
Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, Ouachita, and Pike. In western
Arkansas, Montgomery and Polk.

* Through late tonight

* rain will continue tonight and Thursday morning, and will be
heavy at times. Isolated thunderstorms will be possible.

* Additional rainfall amounts of up to one inch through tonight,
with locally heavier amounts.

.Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for for high water
problems based on the current forecast 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.





Areal Flood Watch

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 22, 2018
Statement as of 2:55 PM CST on February 21, 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western Arkansas, including
the following areas, in central Arkansas, Faulkner, Garland,
Grant, Lonoke, Perry, prairie, Pulaski, Saline, and white. In
eastern Arkansas, Jackson and Woodruff. In north central
Arkansas, Cleburne and Independence. In southwest Arkansas,
Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, Ouachita, and Pike. In western
Arkansas, Montgomery and Polk.

* Through late tonight

* rain will continue tonight and Thursday morning, and will be
heavy at times. Isolated thunderstorms will be possible.

* Additional rainfall amounts of up to one inch through tonight,
with locally heavier amounts.

.Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for for high water
problems based on the current forecast 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.





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