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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:50 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cache River near Patterson.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Friday the stage was 11.8 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
Monday morning.
* 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 Sat sun Mon crest time date

Cache River
Patterson 9 11.8 Fri 08 PM 12.0 12.4 12.5 12.5 06 am 02/26


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


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806 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Georgetown.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 18.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon and continue
to rise to near 23.0 feet by early Thursday morning March 1st. Additional
rainfall is expected middle of next week, so continue to monitor
the lastet forecasts for any updates.
* 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 Sat sun Mon crest time date

Lower White River
Georgetown 21 18.8 Fri 07 PM 20.1 22.0 22.4 23.0 12 am 03/01


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




806 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Augusta.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 30.0 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 morning. Additional rainfall is expected middle of
next week, so continue to monitor the lastet 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 Sat sun Mon crest time date

Lower White River
Augusta 26 30.0 Fri 07 PM 30.9 31.8 32.3 32.5 12 PM 02/28


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




437 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Independence County in north central Arkansas...
northwestern Prairie County in central Arkansas...
southeastern Izard County in north central Arkansas...
Van Buren County in north central Arkansas...
northern Lonoke County in central Arkansas...
Sharp County in north central Arkansas...
southern Stone County in north central Arkansas...
northern Woodruff County in eastern Arkansas...
Jackson County in eastern Arkansas...
Cleburne County in north central Arkansas...
northeastern Conway County in central Arkansas...
White County in central Arkansas...
northeastern Pulaski County in central Arkansas...

* until 715 am CST Saturday

* at 436 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain of up to eight
plus inches have fallen and flooding is likely if not already
occurring across warning area. Additional heavy rainfall is
expected Saturday, which will only increase the flooding threat.
If you live near a waterway or flood prone area, pay close
attention to water levels and heed the guidance of local officials.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
North Little Rock... Jacksonville...
Cabot... Searcy...
Batesville... Newport...
Heber Springs... Cherokee Village...
Mountain View... Clinton...
Fairfield Bay... Augusta...
Melbourne... Ash Flat...
Little Rock AFB... Beebe...
Ward... Bald Knob...
Austin in Lonoke County... Judsonia...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3642 9131 3624 9126 3623 9135 3589 9136
      3588 9103 3533 9104 3469 9213 3536 9211
      3545 9284 3625 9162 3625 9156 3629 9156
      3634 9145 3643 9135


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406 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Cleveland County in southeastern Arkansas...
Woodruff County in eastern Arkansas...
Prairie County in central Arkansas...
Lonoke County in central Arkansas...
Grant County in central Arkansas...
Dallas County in southwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Ouachita County in southwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Monroe County in eastern Arkansas...
Jefferson County in southeastern Arkansas...
southeastern Pulaski County in central Arkansas...

* until 415 am CST Saturday

* at 403 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated up to eight plus inches of
rain have fallen and flooding is occurring in numerous locations
across the warning area! While rainfall has ended at this time,
additional heavy rainfall is likely Saturday, with the flood
threat increasing once again.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pine Bluff... Camden...
Sheridan... Lonoke...
Brinkley... Des Arc...
Clarendon... Hazen...
De Valls Bluff... White Hall...
England... Carlisle...
Redfield... Altheimer...
Humphrey... Leola...
Sparkman... Fredonia...
Carthage... Prattsville...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3500 9115 3474 9110 3456 9140 3457 9159
      3448 9160 3448 9171 3437 9171 3347 9311
      3377 9310 3381 9290 3416 9289 3415 9268
      3441 9267 3451 9205 3470 9214 3535 9104
      3500 9104


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:41 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

* heavy rain fell across much of southern... central and eastern
Arkansas the last several days... with 4 to locally more than 8
inches observed. Additional heavy rainfall will be possible on
Saturday into Saturday night where an additional 1 to 3 inches
of rain are expected. Locally higher amounts will be possible.

* 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 Saturday night. 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
Issued: 1:41 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

* heavy rain fell across much of southern... central and eastern
Arkansas the last several days... with 4 to locally more than 8
inches observed. Additional heavy rainfall will be possible on
Saturday into Saturday night where an additional 1 to 3 inches
of rain are expected. Locally higher amounts will be possible.

* 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 Saturday night. 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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