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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:57 PM CST Feb. 24, 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 Saturday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Major 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
Thursday... March 1st.
* 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 sun Mon Tue crest time date

Cache River
Patterson 9 12.0 Sat 08 PM 12.2 12.3 12.3 12.5 06 am 03/01




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




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849 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newport.
* From late Sunday night to Friday evening... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 23.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Monday morning and
continue to rise to near 27.0 feet by Tuesday morning.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet... many thousands of acres of cropland are
inundated. Water is near State Highway 14. Many private levees are
overtopped allowing the river to flood cropland. Water in portions
of Jacksonport State Park that are on river side of levee.
* 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 sun Mon Tue crest time date

Lower White River
Newport 26 23.4 Sat 08 PM 23.8 26.5 27.0 27.0 06 am 02/27




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






753 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 19.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.5 feet by
Sunday evening and remain elevated for several days as water
is routed from upstream.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... agricultural land is flooding along both
banks of the river in Lawrence, Independence, and Jackson counties.
Minor flooding in Powhatan community and courthouse State Park.





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

Black River
Black Rock 14 19.5 Sat 07 PM 23.3 22.6 22.5 23.5 06 PM 02/25




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




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