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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:07 AM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Black Cypress Bayou at Jefferson.
* From Thursday evening until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Tuesday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and continue
to rise to near 15.0 feet by early Sunday morning. Additional rises
remain possible thereafter.


Lat... Lon 3297 9448 3275 9425 3275 9433 3278 9440 3289 9450




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:52 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 PM CST this evening
through early Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Arkansas, southeast Oklahoma, and
northeast Texas, including the following areas, in southwest
Arkansas, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller,
Nevada, and Sevier. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In
northeast Texas, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg,
Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus,
Upshur, and wood.

* From 6 PM this evening through 6 am Thursday morning

* periods of excessive heavy rainfall associated with a very slow
moving frontal boundary may result in areas of flash flooding as
training of showers and thunderstorms will likely occur over the
watch area with a total of 3-6 inches of rainfall expected. Some
isolated higher amounts are possible.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas will
be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while driving your
vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

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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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:04 AM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory now in effect until 6 PM CST this evening...

* event... south winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts nearing 30 mph.

* Timing... mid-morning through early evening.

* Impact... rough chop on area lakes will create hazardous
boating conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be more prone to take on water
and capsizing.



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Special Statement
Issued: 4:40 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for southwestern Little River...
southeastern McCurtain... northwestern Cass... northeastern Franklin...
Bowie... Morris... Titus... western Camp and Red River counties until
530 PM CST...

At 440 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Deport to near Mount Pleasant to near
Leesburg. Movement was northeast at 50 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Mount Pleasant, New Boston, Pittsburg, Clarksville, Foreman,
Leesburg, Boxelder, Idabel, Broken Bow, De Kalb, Naples, Bogata,
Omaha, Cason, US 259 and I 30 intersection, Arkinda, Rocky Branch,
Dalby Springs, Cookville and Wilkerson.

Lat... Lon 3414 9462 3368 9430 3329 9437 3290 9502
      3290 9511 3316 9506 3353 9531 3358 9531
time... Mot... loc 2240z 230deg 37kt 3354 9524 3320 9501 3295 9505


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440 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

... Significant weather advisory for southwestern Little River...
southeastern McCurtain... northwestern Cass... northeastern Franklin...
Bowie... Morris... Titus... western Camp and Red River counties until
530 PM CST...

At 440 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Deport to near Mount Pleasant to near
Leesburg. Movement was northeast at 50 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Mount Pleasant, New Boston, Pittsburg, Clarksville, Foreman,
Leesburg, Boxelder, Idabel, Broken Bow, De Kalb, Naples, Bogata,
Omaha, Cason, US 259 and I 30 intersection, Arkinda, Rocky Branch,
Dalby Springs, Cookville and Wilkerson.

Lat... Lon 3414 9462 3368 9430 3329 9437 3290 9502
      3290 9511 3316 9506 3353 9531 3358 9531
time... Mot... loc 2240z 230deg 37kt 3354 9524 3320 9501 3295 9505


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:52 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 PM CST this evening
through early Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Arkansas, southeast Oklahoma, and
northeast Texas, including the following areas, in southwest
Arkansas, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller,
Nevada, and Sevier. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In
northeast Texas, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg,
Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus,
Upshur, and wood.

* From 6 PM this evening through 6 am Thursday morning

* periods of excessive heavy rainfall associated with a very slow
moving frontal boundary may result in areas of flash flooding as
training of showers and thunderstorms will likely occur over the
watch area with a total of 3-6 inches of rainfall expected. Some
isolated higher amounts are possible.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas will
be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while driving your
vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

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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