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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:51 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
southern Independence County in north central Arkansas...
northwestern Prairie County in central Arkansas...
Van Buren County in north central Arkansas...
Lonoke County in central Arkansas...
southeastern Pope County in central Arkansas...
northeastern Perry County in central Arkansas...
southwestern Jackson County in eastern Arkansas...
Cleburne County in north central Arkansas...
Conway County in central Arkansas...
Faulkner County in central Arkansas...
White County in central Arkansas...
southeastern Saline County in central Arkansas...
Pulaski County in central Arkansas...

* until 600 PM CST

* at 250 PM CST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that moderate rain was falling over the area. The rain will cause
flooding. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Little Rock... North Little Rock...
Conway... Sherwood...
Jacksonville... Cabot...
Searcy... Bryant...
downtown Little Rock... Heber Springs...
Morrilton... Lonoke...
Clinton... Fairfield Bay...
North Little Rock Airport... Little Rock AFB...
southwest Little Rock... Beebe...
Greenbrier... Ward...

Additional rainfall amounts of one inch are possible in the warned
area.

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 3449 9176 3450 9256 3505 9217 3504 9308
      3506 9307 3506 9305 3507 9305 3509 9302
      3511 9304 3512 9298 3513 9298 3517 9292
      3516 9302 3513 9303 3512 9304 3571 9280
      3570 9133


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1103 am CST Wed Feb 21 2018

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Cache River near Patterson.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Wednesday the stage was 9.5 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 any updates.
* Impacts at 9.0 feet... low swampy Timberland along the river begins
to flood. Flood gates should be closed and equipment moved out of
the low grounds along the river and tributaries.
* 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 9.5 Wed 10 am 10.0 10.4 11.0 11.0 06 am 02/24




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




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1056 am CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* From Friday morning until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Wednesday the stage was 5.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 15.0 feet by late Friday night. Additional rainfall is
expected beyond the next 48 hours. Monitor latest forecasts for any
updates.
* 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 5.9 Wed 10 am 12.1 14.0 15.0 15.0 12 am 02/24




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




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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:55 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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
Issued: 2:55 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.