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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 8:17 PM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newport.
* Until Monday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 26.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 27.2 feet by
tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
afternoon.
* Impacts at 27.0 feet... State Highway 14 between Newport and Oil
Trough and State Highway 122 to Newark affected. Possible
structural flooding along State Highway 14 in Independence County.
Bateman levee patrolling begins.


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

Lower White River
Newport 26 26.4 Wed 08 PM 26.9 27.1 26.9 27.2 06 PM 02/21




Lat... Lon 3537 9150 3550 9141 3570 9140 3564 9128
3548 9127 3534 9136






803 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 22.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.3 feet by
early tomorrow afternoon.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... thousands of acres of cropland and pastures
flooded. State Highway 37 in Independence County east of Cord may
be flooded. Water rises into low lying streets in Powhatan. Ball
Park and boat ramp area in Black Rock floods.


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

Black River
Black Rock 14 22.9 Wed 07 PM 23.2 23.1 22.4 23.3 12 PM 02/21




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