Lawrence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 10:20 AM CDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Thursday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by
Sunday morning.
* 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 Fri Sat sun crest time date

Black River
Black Rock 14 14.6 Thu 10 am 19.5 22.0 23.0 23.0 07 am 04/21




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




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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:07 AM CDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, northeast Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, and
southwest Arkansas, including the following areas, in central
Arkansas, Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry,
prairie, Pulaski, Saline, and white. In eastern Arkansas,
Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In north central Arkansas,
Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, sharp, stone, and Van
Buren. In northeast Arkansas, Lawrence and Randolph. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew,
Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest Arkansas, Calhoun, Clark,
Dallas, Hot Spring, and Ouachita.

* Through this evening

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will affect the
area today. The rain will be heavy at times, with amounts of
one to three inches expected.

* With already saturated ground, it will not take much rain to
cause flash flooding issues.

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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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:07 AM CDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, northeast Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, and
southwest Arkansas, including the following areas, in central
Arkansas, Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry,
prairie, Pulaski, Saline, and white. In eastern Arkansas,
Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In north central Arkansas,
Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, sharp, stone, and Van
Buren. In northeast Arkansas, Lawrence and Randolph. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew,
Jefferson, and Lincoln. In southwest Arkansas, Calhoun, Clark,
Dallas, Hot Spring, and Ouachita.

* Through this evening

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will affect the
area today. The rain will be heavy at times, with amounts of
one to three inches expected.

* With already saturated ground, it will not take much rain to
cause flash flooding issues.

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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