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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:03 AM CST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

* Flood Warning continues for
the Cache River near Patterson.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Monday the stage was 8.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
to rise to near 10.0 feet by Sunday morning.
* 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.




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

Cache River
Patterson 9 8.8 Mon 09 am 9.0 9.1 9.3 10.0 06 am 02/25




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




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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:45 PM CST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through late
Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Watch 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 Tuesday evening through Thursday morning

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

* A slow, to a times, a nearly stationary frontal boundary will
be over Arkansas, and as upper level weather systems move
through the region, will develop repeated periods of heavy rain.
This heavy rain will bring a high potential for flooding and
possible flash flooding. Rain amounts starting Tuesday through
Thursday could reach 3 to 6 inches, with isolated higher amounts
possible.

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: 2:45 PM CST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through late
Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Watch 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 Tuesday evening through Thursday morning

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

* A slow, to a times, a nearly stationary frontal boundary will
be over Arkansas, and as upper level weather systems move
through the region, will develop repeated periods of heavy rain.
This heavy rain will bring a high potential for flooding and
possible flash flooding. Rain amounts starting Tuesday through
Thursday could reach 3 to 6 inches, with isolated higher amounts
possible.

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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