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Tornado Watch

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 24, 2018
Statement as of 2:03 PM CST on February 24, 2018

Tornado Watch 4 remains in effect until 600 PM CST for the
following locations


AR
. Arkansas counties included are

Arkansas Bradley Calhoun
Clark Cleburne Cleveland
Columbia Conway Dallas
Desha Drew Faulkner
Garland Grant Hempstead
Hot Spring Howard Independence
Izard Jackson Jefferson
Johnson Lafayette Lincoln
Little River Logan Lonoke
Miller Monroe Montgomery
Nevada Ouachita Perry
Pike Polk Pope
prairie Pulaski Saline
Scott Searcy Sevier
sharp stone Union
Van Buren white Woodruff
Yell




Flood Warning

Expires 2:14 AM EST on February 25, 2018
Statement as of 10:14 am CST on February 24, 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cache River near Patterson.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Saturday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 12.5 feet by
Wednesday evening. Additional heavy rain is forecast today so
please monitor future forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 12.0 feet... water near foundations of homes on Pine
street in Patterson. Cabins and camps along State Highway 14, 18,
and 33 flooded. State Highway 37 near Grubbs may be partially
flooded. Water may be on State Highway 33 between Gregory and
Little Dixie. Most unprotected farmlands flooded and some levees
overtopped. Agfc may close areas within the Brushy Creek wma, Earl
buss bayou DeView wma, and Whitehall wma for Deer hunting due to
flooding.
* Impacts at 12.5 feet... major problems in Grubbs, Patterson, Dixie,
and Amagon in Jackson and Woodruff counties. Woodruff County Road
775 flooded. State highways 18, 37, 33, and 38 affected in various
locations in Woodruff and Jackson counties. Many homes miles from
the main river channel may need to be protected by ring levees.




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

Cache River
Patterson 9 11.9 Sat 09 am 12.0 12.1 12.3 12.5 06 am 03/01




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




65


1011 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Georgetown.
* From Sunday morning until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Saturday the stage was 19.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 23.0 feet by early Thursday. Additional
heavy rain is forecast today so please monitor future forecasts
for any updates.
* Impacts at 21.0 feet... Hurricane Lake wildlife management area and
raft creek bottoms inundated. Roads in The Bottoms are flooded.
* Impacts at 22.0 feet... farm fields and farm roads on either side of
Highway 36 west of Georgetown inundated.
* Impacts at 23.0 feet... minor street flooding in Georgetown including
Heath Scott drive and Riverside street near the boat ramp.




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

Lower White River
Georgetown 21 19.8 Sat 09 am 20.9 21.6 22.1 23.0 12 am 03/01




Lat... Lon 3500 9155 3508 9151 3514 9152 3515 9137
3506 9139 3498 9142






1011 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Augusta.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Saturday the stage was 30.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 32.5 feet by
Wednesday. Additional heavy rain is forecast today so please
monitor future forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet... thousands of acres of farm ground flooded.
County roads on both sides of the river are flooded, including
County Road 871 and 899.
* Impacts at 32.0 feet... thousands of acres of cropland and farm roads
are flooded in white and Woodruff counties. Water is isolating
homes and camps along the river in white and Woodruff counties.




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

Lower White River
Augusta 26 30.8 Sat 09 am 31.5 31.9 32.2 32.5 12 PM 02/28




Lat... Lon 3514 9152 3525 9146 3537 9150 3534 9136
3521 9133 3515 9137






Areal Flood Watch

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018
Statement as of 4:25 am CST on February 24, 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast 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, Monroe, and
Woodruff. In north central Arkansas, Cleburne and
Independence. In southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley,
Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest
Arkansas, Calhoun, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, Ouachita, and
Pike. In western Arkansas, Montgomery and Polk.

* Through this evening

* heavy rain fell across much of Arkansas the last several days, with
4 to locally more than 8 inches observed. Additional heavy rain
will be possible today into this evening, with 1 to 2 inches of
precipitation expected, and locally over three inches. The
highest totals should be from southwest through central and
northeast sections of the state, or from Mena to Morrilton and
Batesville.

* Given the recent heavy rainfall, the ground has become
saturated. As a result, the runoff potential has increased,
resulting in a high threat for flash and river flooding through
this evening. There have already been numerous high water
reports, including flooding of roads and Road closures. Any more
heavy rainfall may create additional dangerous flooding
situations.

.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 1:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018
Statement as of 4:25 am CST on February 24, 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast 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, Monroe, and
Woodruff. In north central Arkansas, Cleburne and
Independence. In southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley,
Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest
Arkansas, Calhoun, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, Ouachita, and
Pike. In western Arkansas, Montgomery and Polk.

* Through this evening

* heavy rain fell across much of Arkansas the last several days, with
4 to locally more than 8 inches observed. Additional heavy rain
will be possible today into this evening, with 1 to 2 inches of
precipitation expected, and locally over three inches. The
highest totals should be from southwest through central and
northeast sections of the state, or from Mena to Morrilton and
Batesville.

* Given the recent heavy rainfall, the ground has become
saturated. As a result, the runoff potential has increased,
resulting in a high threat for flash and river flooding through
this evening. There have already been numerous high water
reports, including flooding of roads and Road closures. Any more
heavy rainfall may create additional dangerous flooding
situations.

.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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