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Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:33 AM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for...

* portions of southeast Arkansas and northwest Mississippi,
including the following areas in southeast Arkansas, Ashley
and Chicot. In northwest Mississippi, Bolivar.

* Through Thursday morning.

* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms producing heavy
rainfall could bring 3 to 5 inches of rain, with locally higher
amounts possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roads,
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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1221 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Mississippi River near Greenville.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 36.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... with an additional 2 days of forecast rainfall, the river will rise to
near 45.5 feet by Friday March 09. With significant rainfall beyond 2 days,
future forecasts could reach the moderate flood category.
* Impact... at 45.0 feet... Lower Lake Ferguson Road is closed. Warfield
Point park is closed.
* Impact... at 44.5 feet... Road to bunge corporation grain elevators is
under water.



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

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville 48 36.2 Tue 11 am 36.6 37.1 37.9 45.5 3/9




Lat... Lon 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
      3277 9101 3278 9111






1221 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Mississippi River near Arkansas City.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast... with an addition 2 days of forecast rainfall, the river will
rise to near 35.0 feet by Friday March 09. With significant rainfall
beyond 2 days, future forecasts could reach the moderate flood category.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet... the Road to Donaldson Point is cut off.


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

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City 37 27.0 Tue 11 am 25.8 26.4 27.3 35.0 3/9




Lat... Lon 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
      3358 9106 3340 9105






Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:33 AM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for...

* portions of southeast Arkansas and northwest Mississippi,
including the following areas in southeast Arkansas, Ashley
and Chicot. In northwest Mississippi, Bolivar.

* Through Thursday morning.

* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms producing heavy
rainfall could bring 3 to 5 inches of rain, with locally higher
amounts possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roads,
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.



19


1221 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Mississippi River near Greenville.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 36.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... with an additional 2 days of forecast rainfall, the river will rise to
near 45.5 feet by Friday March 09. With significant rainfall beyond 2 days,
future forecasts could reach the moderate flood category.
* Impact... at 45.0 feet... Lower Lake Ferguson Road is closed. Warfield
Point park is closed.
* Impact... at 44.5 feet... Road to bunge corporation grain elevators is
under water.



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

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville 48 36.2 Tue 11 am 36.6 37.1 37.9 45.5 3/9




Lat... Lon 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
      3277 9101 3278 9111






1221 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Mississippi River near Arkansas City.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast... with an addition 2 days of forecast rainfall, the river will
rise to near 35.0 feet by Friday March 09. With significant rainfall
beyond 2 days, future forecasts could reach the moderate flood category.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet... the Road to Donaldson Point is cut off.


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

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City 37 27.0 Tue 11 am 25.8 26.4 27.3 35.0 3/9




Lat... Lon 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
      3358 9106 3340 9105






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