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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:44 PM CDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 17.8 feet
by Thursday morning.
* Impacts at 17.0 feet... low lying cultivated land and pastures in
Lawrence, Jackson, and Independence counties flood.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

Black River
Black Rock 14 18.2 Tue 08 PM 18.1 17.8 17.5 17.0 16.6




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




Brown/tj



844 PM CDT Tue may 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 17.8 feet
by Thursday morning.
* Impacts at 17.0 feet... low lying cultivated land and pastures in
Lawrence, Jackson, and Independence counties flood.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

Black River
Black Rock 14 18.2 Tue 08 PM 18.1 17.8 17.5 17.0 16.6




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




Brown/tj


840 PM CDT Tue may 23 2017

... Flood Warning extended until late Wednesday night... the Flood
Warning continues for
the White River at Newport.
* Until late Wednesday night... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 26.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and will end Tuesday night.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to 25 feet by
Wednesday 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.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

Lower White River
Newport 26 26.1 Tue 08 PM 25.0 24.4 24.7 24.8 24.5




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