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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:33 AM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cache River near Patterson.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Tuesday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 10.5 feet by Friday evening. This is largely due to
forecasted rainfall over the next 48 hours. Continue to monitor
latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 9.0 feet... low swampy Timberland along the river begins
to flood. Flood gates should be closed and equipment moved out of
the low grounds along the river and tributaries.
* Impacts at 10.0 feet... pastureland and cropland not protected by
levees in Jackson and Woodruff counties affected. Water is deep
along the shoulders of State Highway 18 near Grubbs. Water over
portions of Woodruff County Road 775 north of State Highway 260.
* Impacts at 10.5 feet... water deep over Woodruff County Road 775
north of Hwy 260, and intersection of Hwy 37 and Hwy 18 east of
Grubbs. Water is encroaching on yards of homes on Pine street in
Patterson. Many acres of cropland, pastures, and Timber flooded in
Jackson and Woodruff counties.




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

Cache River
Patterson 9 8.9 Tue 10 am 9.4 9.9 10.3 10.5 06 PM 02/23




Lat... Lon 3510 9133 3522 9128 3539 9123 3538 9113
3521 9117 3508 9122




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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:03 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 PM CST this evening
through late Wednesday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western Arkansas, including
the following areas, in central Arkansas, Conway, Faulkner,
Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Pope, prairie, Pulaski, Saline,
white, and Yell. In eastern Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and
Woodruff. In north central Arkansas, Baxter, Boone, Cleburne,
Fulton, Independence, Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp,
stone, and Van Buren. In southwest Arkansas, Clark, Dallas,
Hot Spring, Ouachita, and Pike. In western Arkansas, Johnson,
Logan, Montgomery, Polk, and Scott.

* From 6 PM CST this evening through late Wednesday night.

* Several periods of heavy rain across much of Arkansas will
create the potential for river and flash flooding to occur.

* Rainfall amounts of three to six inches are expected, with
localized heavier amounts exceeding six inches possible,
especially in the vicinity of the I-30 corridor from southwest
into central Arkansas.

.Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts 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: 2:03 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 PM CST this evening
through late Wednesday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western Arkansas, including
the following areas, in central Arkansas, Conway, Faulkner,
Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Pope, prairie, Pulaski, Saline,
white, and Yell. In eastern Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and
Woodruff. In north central Arkansas, Baxter, Boone, Cleburne,
Fulton, Independence, Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp,
stone, and Van Buren. In southwest Arkansas, Clark, Dallas,
Hot Spring, Ouachita, and Pike. In western Arkansas, Johnson,
Logan, Montgomery, Polk, and Scott.

* From 6 PM CST this evening through late Wednesday night.

* Several periods of heavy rain across much of Arkansas will
create the potential for river and flash flooding to occur.

* Rainfall amounts of three to six inches are expected, with
localized heavier amounts exceeding six inches possible,
especially in the vicinity of the I-30 corridor from southwest
into central Arkansas.

.Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts 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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