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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:06 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Clarendon.
* From Saturday morning until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 24.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by midday Saturday and continue
to rise to near 30.0 feet by Saturday, March 3rd. Additional
rainfall is expected middle of next week, so continue to monitor
the lastet forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet... river flows in many side channels and
creates islands between the river and sloughs and creeks. Flooding
of cropland and Timber is occurring. Portions of the National wildlife
Refuge downstream of Clarendon flooding.
* Impacts at 28.0 feet... flooding of cropland and Timber is occurring.
Roads to homes and Cabins in lower Maddox Bay area off Highway 146
south of Clarendon impassible.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet... Clarendon storm sewer should be closed to
keep river from backing up outflow pipe. Extensive flooding in the
Delta. Most cropland and Timber in bottoms are flooded. Much of the
National wildlife Refuge land downstream of Clarendon will be
flooded.

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

Lower White River
Clarendon 26 24.4 Fri 07 PM 25.9 27.4 28.1 30.0 06 am 03/03


Lat... Lon 3435 9119 3449 9132 3466 9139 3472 9129
3455 9120 3442 9108




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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