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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:02 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* From Wednesday evening until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 77.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... due to heavy rainfall predicted over the next 48 hours, the
river is expected to rise above flood stage by late Wednesday evening and
continue to rise to near 85.8 feet early Sunday morning. This is all
based off of future rainfall, and will likely be updated. Please monitor
latest forecasts through the week for updates.
* Impacts at 79.0 feet... property in low lying areas needs to be removed.
Access roads to oil and gas rigs may be flooded. Levee gates should
be closed before the river reaches 80 feet. There is minor flooding
at this level.
* Impacts at 80.0 feet... minor flooding occurs at this level. Levee gates
should be closed to prevent the river from backing into Calion Lake.
Access to oil and gas rigs and to Timber is flooded. There is wide
coverage of flooding in the river bottoms.
* Impacts at 83.0 feet... access to oil and gas rigs and to Timber is flooded.
Calhoun County Road 131 is completely under water leading to old lock 8
river access.
* Impacts at 85.0 feet... there may be some County roads along the
river flooded, requiring lengthy detours. River is high and swift,
boaters should be very cautious. Access to many oil and gas rigs
will be by boat only. Levee gates should be closed.



             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri crest time date

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 77.1 Tue 08 PM 77.0 80.7 83.5 87.5 06 am 3/01




Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
3333 9226 3322 9212






Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:21 AM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Arkansas and southwest Arkansas,
including the following areas, in southeast Arkansas,
Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, and
Lincoln. In southwest Arkansas, Calhoun.

* Through Thursday morning

* rain will continue through tonight and Thursday morning, and
will be heavy at times. Isolated thunderstorms will be possible.

* Rainfall amounts will average two to four inches through
Thursday morning, 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.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:21 AM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Arkansas and southwest Arkansas,
including the following areas, in southeast Arkansas,
Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, and
Lincoln. In southwest Arkansas, Calhoun.

* Through Thursday morning

* rain will continue through tonight and Thursday morning, and
will be heavy at times. Isolated thunderstorms will be possible.

* Rainfall amounts will average two to four inches through
Thursday morning, 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.



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