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Tornado Watch
Issued: 3:33 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 4 remains in effect until 600 PM CST for the
following locations


AR
. Arkansas counties included are

Arkansas Bradley Calhoun
Clark Cleburne Cleveland
Columbia Conway Dallas
Desha Drew Faulkner
Garland Grant Hempstead
Hot Spring Howard Independence
Izard Jackson Jefferson
Johnson Lafayette Lincoln
Little River Logan Lonoke
Miller Monroe Montgomery
Nevada Ouachita Perry
Pike Polk Pope
prairie Pulaski Saline
Scott Searcy Sevier
sharp stone Union
Van Buren white Woodruff
Yell




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:03 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
southeastern Little River County in southwestern Arkansas...
Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas...
Miller County in southwestern Arkansas...
Lafayette County in southwestern Arkansas...
Nevada County in southwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Columbia County in southwestern Arkansas...

* until 700 PM CST

* at 303 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain from showers and
a few thunderstorms, moving into the advisory area where grounds
are already saturated from heavy rainfall that has fallen since
Tuesday. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Texarkana, Magnolia, hope, Prescott, Stamps, Waldo, Lewisville,
McNeil, Fouke, Emmet, Blevins, Buckner, Perrytown, Rosston,
Garland, Fulton, Ogden, Washington, Willisville and Bodcaw.

Additional rainfall of a half inch to an inch, with isolated higher
amounts up to an inch and a half, is expected over the area through
early evening. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3395 9353 3396 9338 3390 9330 3388 9331
      3384 9329 3383 9323 3380 9318 3382 9314
      3378 9310 3323 9313 3302 9404 3355 9404
      3360 9409 3375 9391 3375 9383 3401 9382


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520 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening
for southeast Oklahoma, southwest and south central Arkansas, much
of east and northeast Texas, and adjacent northwest Louisiana...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma,
and northeast Texas, including the following areas, in
Arkansas, Columbia, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little
River, Miller, Nevada, Sevier, and Union. In northwest
Louisiana, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, and Webster. In
southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In northeast Texas, Bowie,
Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red
River, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and wood.

* Through this evening

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall with storms repeatedly
moving over the same areas that recently received amounts from
near four to near eight inches. This will result in rapid water
runoff due to the nearly saturated soils and high water levels
for area rivers, creeks and bayous, resulting in flash flooding
and flooding.

* 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.
Be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:31 AM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory remains will be in effect from 9 am until
6 PM CST this evening for east and northeast Texas, much of
southwest and south central Arkansas, and northwest and north
central Louisiana...

* event... southerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to near 30 mph.

* Timing... Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* Impact... a rough chop on area lakes will create hazardous
boating conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to taking on
water and capsizing.



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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:03 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
southeastern Little River County in southwestern Arkansas...
Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas...
Miller County in southwestern Arkansas...
Lafayette County in southwestern Arkansas...
Nevada County in southwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Columbia County in southwestern Arkansas...

* until 700 PM CST

* at 303 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain from showers and
a few thunderstorms, moving into the advisory area where grounds
are already saturated from heavy rainfall that has fallen since
Tuesday. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Texarkana, Magnolia, hope, Prescott, Stamps, Waldo, Lewisville,
McNeil, Fouke, Emmet, Blevins, Buckner, Perrytown, Rosston,
Garland, Fulton, Ogden, Washington, Willisville and Bodcaw.

Additional rainfall of a half inch to an inch, with isolated higher
amounts up to an inch and a half, is expected over the area through
early evening. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3395 9353 3396 9338 3390 9330 3388 9331
      3384 9329 3383 9323 3380 9318 3382 9314
      3378 9310 3323 9313 3302 9404 3355 9404
      3360 9409 3375 9391 3375 9383 3401 9382


15



520 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening
for southeast Oklahoma, southwest and south central Arkansas, much
of east and northeast Texas, and adjacent northwest Louisiana...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma,
and northeast Texas, including the following areas, in
Arkansas, Columbia, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little
River, Miller, Nevada, Sevier, and Union. In northwest
Louisiana, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, and Webster. In
southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In northeast Texas, Bowie,
Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red
River, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and wood.

* Through this evening

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall with storms repeatedly
moving over the same areas that recently received amounts from
near four to near eight inches. This will result in rapid water
runoff due to the nearly saturated soils and high water levels
for area rivers, creeks and bayous, resulting in flash flooding
and flooding.

* 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.
Be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.



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