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Flood Warning
Issued: 1:47 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Saturday evening... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Fourche Lafave river near Houston.
* From Wednesday afternoon to Saturday evening... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 12:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 28.0 feet by Thursday evening. This is all
based off of predicted rainfall within the next 30 hours. Please continue
to monitor latest forecasts as rainfall is expected to continue over
the next several days.
* Impacts at 25.0 feet... agricultural lands along the Arkansas River and
up into the Fourche Lafave begin to flood. Equipment and livestock should
be moved to higher ground.




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

Fourche Lafave river
Houston 25 10.8 Tue 12 PM 15.4 27.4 26.6 28.0 06 PM 02/22




Lat... Lon 3494 9262 3495 9270 3492 9284 3501 9288
3503 9274 3505 9259




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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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