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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:52 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 PM CST this evening
through early Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Arkansas, southeast Oklahoma, and
northeast Texas, including the following areas, in southwest
Arkansas, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller,
Nevada, and Sevier. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In
northeast Texas, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg,
Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus,
Upshur, and wood.

* From 6 PM this evening through 6 am Thursday morning

* periods of excessive heavy rainfall associated with a very slow
moving frontal boundary may result in areas of flash flooding as
training of showers and thunderstorms will likely occur over the
watch area with a total of 3-6 inches of rainfall expected. Some
isolated higher amounts are possible.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas will
be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while driving your
vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:52 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 PM CST this evening
through early Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Arkansas, southeast Oklahoma, and
northeast Texas, including the following areas, in southwest
Arkansas, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller,
Nevada, and Sevier. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In
northeast Texas, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg,
Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus,
Upshur, and wood.

* From 6 PM this evening through 6 am Thursday morning

* periods of excessive heavy rainfall associated with a very slow
moving frontal boundary may result in areas of flash flooding as
training of showers and thunderstorms will likely occur over the
watch area with a total of 3-6 inches of rainfall expected. Some
isolated higher amounts are possible.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas will
be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while driving your
vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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