INDEPENDENCE County, Arkansas
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Flash Flood Watch
ARZ005>007-014>016-024-025-032>034-044>047-055>057-062>069-241500-
/O.EXB.KLZK.FF.A.0005.150524T1800Z-150526T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-DALLAS-DESHA-
DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GRANT-INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-
LINCOLN-LONOKE-MONROE-OUACHITA-PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SHARP-STONE-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTHEIMER...ARKANSAS CITY...ASH FLAT...
AUGUSTA...BATESVILLE...BEARDEN...BEEBE...BRINKLEY...CABOT...
CALICO ROCK...CAMDEN...CAVE CITY...CHIDESTER...CLARENDON...
CONWAY...COTTON PLANT...DE VALLS BLUFF...DE WITT...DES ARC...
DRASCO...DUMAS...EL PASO...ENGLAND...FORDYCE...GASSVILLE...
GEORGETOWN...GILLETT...GOULD...GRADY...GREENBRIER...
GREERS FERRY...HAMPTON...HARDY...HAZEN...HEBER SPRINGS...
HERMITAGE...HORSESHOE BEND...HUMNOKE...HUMPHREY...JACKSONVILLE...
KINGSLAND...LACEY...LEOLA...LITTLE ROCK...LONOKE...
MAMMOTH SPRING...MAUMELLE...MAYFLOWER...MCCRORY...MCGEHEE...
MELBOURNE...MONTICELLO...MORO BAY...MOUNTAIN HOME...
MOUNTAIN VIEW...NEWPORT...NORFORK...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...
OIL TROUGH...OXFORD...PINE BLUFF...PLEASANT PLAINS...POYEN...
PRATTSVILLE...REDFIELD...RISON...ROHWER...ROSE BUD...SALEM...
SEARCY...SHERIDAN...SHERWOOD...STAR CITY...STEPHENS...STUTTGART...
SWIFTON...THORNTON...TUCKERMAN...VILONIA...VIOLA...WARREN...
WRIGHTSVILLE
156 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
EASTERN ARKANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS
AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL ARKANSAS...FAULKNER...GRANT...LONOKE...PRAIRIE...
PULASKI AND WHITE. IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...JACKSON...MONROE AND
WOODRUFF. IN NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...BAXTER...CLEBURNE...
FULTON...INDEPENDENCE...IZARD...SHARP AND STONE. IN SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS...ARKANSAS...BRADLEY...CLEVELAND...DESHA...DREW...
JEFFERSON AND LINCOLN. IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...CALHOUN...
DALLAS AND OUACHITA.

* FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE
FROM THE WEST ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE
RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES STATEWIDE...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...IN WESTERN ARKANSAS FROM SUNDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. A SECOND ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN
IS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND WILL
PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES STATEWIDE...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS...IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS.

* THE SOIL ACROSS MUCH OF ARKANSAS REMAINS SATURATED FROM THE
HEAVY RAINFALL THAT OCCURRED DURING THE MONTH OF MAY. MANY
RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE STILL AT UNSEASONABLY HIGH LEVELS...
WITH ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL ONLY INCREASING THE
POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

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.

&&

$$

Flood Warning
ARC063-067-075-241554-
/O.CON.KLZK.FL.W.0048.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BKRA4.1.ER.150511T1442Z.150512T1745Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
754 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
The Black River At Black Rock.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 16.5 feet
by Sunday morning. However additional rainfall is
expected later this weekend. Please monitor the latest forecasts
for any updates.



Fld Observed Forecast 7 AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Black River
Black Rock 14 16.9 Sat 07 PM 16.5 15.9 15.2 14.8 14.5


&&


LAT...LON 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
3588 9110 3564 9128



$$

Lake Wind Advisory
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-241700-
/O.NEW.KLZK.LW.Y.0013.150524T1600Z-150525T0200Z/
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARKADELPHIA...ASH FLAT...AUGUSTA...
BATESVILLE...BEEBE...BENTON...BOONEVILLE...BRINKLEY...BRYANT...
BULL SHOALS...CABOT...CALICO ROCK...CAMDEN...CAVE CITY...
CLARENDON...CLARKSVILLE...CLINTON...CONWAY...COTTON PLANT...
DANVILLE...DARDANELLE...DE VALLS BLUFF...DE WITT...DES ARC...
DUMAS...FAIRFIELD BAY...FLIPPIN...FORDYCE...GLENWOOD...GOULD...
HAMPTON...HARDY...HARRISON...HAZEN...HEBER SPRINGS...
HORSESHOE BEND...HOT SPRINGS...JASPER...LESLIE...LITTLE ROCK...
LONOKE...MALVERN...MAMMOTH SPRING...MARSHALL...MCCRORY...
MCGEHEE...MELBOURNE...MENA...MONTICELLO...MORRILTON...MOUNT IDA...
MOUNTAIN HOME...MOUNTAIN VIEW...MURFREESBORO...NEWPORT...NORMAN...
NORTH LITTLE ROCK...OLA...OXFORD...PARIS...PERRYVILLE...
PINE BLUFF...RUSSELLVILLE...SEARCY...SHERIDAN...STAR CITY...
STUTTGART...SUMMIT...THORNTON...VIOLA...WALDRON...WARREN...
WESTERN GROVE...YELLVILLE
352 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A LAKE
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* EVENT...GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS OVER
30 MPH.

* AREAS AFFECTED...MOST OF ARKANSAS

* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL INCREASE IN SPEED THIS MORNING...AND
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE WINDS WILL
SLIGHTLY DECREASE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
ON AREA BODIES OF WATER.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

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