Washington County, Arkansas
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Flash Flood Watch
ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-301200-
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Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Van Buren,
Ozark, Charleston, and Fort Smith
416 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northwest Arkansas and west central Arkansas...
including the following counties...in northwest Arkansas...
Benton...Carroll...Crawford...Madison and Washington AR. in
west central Arkansas...Franklin and Sebastian.

* Until 7 AM CDT this morning

* Scattered showers and thunderstorms will persist across western
Arkansas early this morning and may produce locally heavy
rainfall across areas that have received excessive rainfall.
Most of the significant precipitation will shift east of the
area after 7 AM.

* Numerous roads and many low water crossings remain flooded.
Additionally, many rivers are in flood stage including major
flooding along the Illinois river. Beaver Lake dam in
northwest Arkansas has also begun to release water which will
impact areas downstream.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Persons living in low lying areas along main-stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the road
to unknown depths. Take a different route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A flash flood watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.

&&

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Flood Warning
ARC007-015-033-047-087-143-302100-
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Benton AR-Madison AR-Franklin AR-Crawford AR-Carroll AR-
Washington AR-
404 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Benton County in northwestern Arkansas...
Madison County in northwestern Arkansas...
Franklin County in west central Arkansas...
Crawford County in northwestern Arkansas...
Carroll County in northwestern Arkansas...
Washington County in northwestern Arkansas...

* Until 400 PM CDT Sunday

* At 403 AM CDT, scattered showers continue across the warned area
and will be ending during the morning hours on Sunday. Additional
rainfall will not be significant. However, widespread storm total
rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches with locally heavier amounts
near 8 inches have fallen across northwest Arkansas. Several
roadways have been reported closed due to the flooding and many
low water crossings are likely flooded. US Highway 412 east of
Siloam Springs near the Illinois River is flooded and partially
impassable. Despite the fact that the heavier flooding rains have
ended, the flood waters will be slow to recede.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Fayetteville... Springdale...
Rogers... Bentonville...
Van Buren... Siloam Springs...
Berryville... Ozark...
Huntsville... Eureka Springs...
Cedarville... Mountainburg...
Natural Dam... Bella Vista...
Lowell... Farmington...
Alma... Pea Ridge...
Prairie Grove... Gentry...

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Arkansas between mile markers 9 and 42.
Interstate 49 between mile markers 22 and 84, and between mile
markers 86 and 93.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3612 9348 3608 9348 3608 9345 3597 9345
3588 9352 3576 9352 3577 9370 3544 9371
3547 9444 3650 9462 3650 9330 3612 9330

$$

Wind Advisory
ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-301715-
/O.NEW.KTSA.WI.Y.0008.170430T1700Z-170501T0200Z/
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Delaware-Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-
Cherokee-Adair-Muskogee-McIntosh-Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-
Latimer-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Van Buren,
Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Antlers, Clayton, Hugo, Pawhuska,
Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Miami, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore,
Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler,
Wilburton, and Poteau
411 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from noon today to 9 PM CDT this evening.

* TIMING...Late this morning through early this evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while driving. Be alert to
sudden gusts of wind which may cause you to lose control of your
vehicle. Extra attention should be given to cross winds and on
bridges and overpasses.

&&

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