LAWRENCE County, Arkansas
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Flash Flood Watch
ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-250430-
/O.NEW.KMEG.FF.A.0006.150525T1800Z-150526T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...PIGGOTT...CORNING...
WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...
WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...MARIANNA...HELENA...
WEST HELENA...KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE
330 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST ARKANSAS...
CLAY...CRAIGHEAD...CRITTENDEN...CROSS...GREENE...LAWRENCE...
LEE...MISSISSIPPI...PHILLIPS...POINSETT...RANDOLPH AND ST.
FRANCIS. IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT.

* FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE WATCH
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. HEAVY RAINS IN
SHORT PERIODS OF TIME WILL RESULT IN QUICK RISES IN WATER
LEVELS ALONG AREA CREEKS AND SMALL RIVERS. THIS WILL ALSO
RESULT IN FLOODED ROADWAYS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN AREAS
THAT RECEIVE 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.

&&

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Flood Warning
ARC063-067-075-250903-
/O.CON.KLZK.FL.W.0048.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BKRA4.1.ER.150511T1442Z.150527T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
103 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
The Black River At Black Rock.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 12:00 PM Sunday the stage was 16.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.0 feet by
Wednesday early afternoon. Heavy rain is expected over the next two days
and this forecast will likely change. Please monitor the river forecasts
from the National Weather Service in Little Rock closely over the next
few days.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet...Agricultural land is flooding along both
banks of the river in Lawrence, Independence, and Jackson counties.
Minor flooding in Powhatan Community and Courthouse State Park.


&&


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

Black River
Black Rock 14 16.3 Sun 12 PM 16.3 19.0 20.9 20.7 19.7


&&


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



$$

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
ARC031-075-111-250000-
/O.NEW.KMEG.SV.W.0090.150524T2314Z-150525T0000Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
614 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
WESTERN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
NORTHWESTERN POINSETT COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
SOUTHEASTERN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 614 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES NORTHWEST
OF WALDENBURG...OR 18 MILES WEST OF HARRISBURG...MOVING NORTH AT 55
MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JONESBORO...BONO...WEINER...CASH...EGYPT...MINTURN...WALDENBURG...
HERMAN...HERNDON...GILKERSON...PITTS...DRYDEN...LANIEVE...OTWELL...
WINESBURG...RISHER...DOROTHY AND UNO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A
PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A STORM SHELTER
OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR EASTERN
ARKANSAS.

LAT...LON 3598 9103 3597 9066 3549 9090 3552 9104
3588 9103 3589 9106
TIME...MOT...LOC 2314Z 199DEG 46KT 3561 9105

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
ARC021-055-075-121-250030-
/O.NEW.KMEG.SV.W.0093.150524T2340Z-150525T0030Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
640 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
EASTERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
NORTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
NORTHWESTERN CLAY COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
SOUTHEASTERN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 640 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER WALNUT
RIDGE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
POCAHONTAS...WALNUT RIDGE...CORNING...HOXIE...REYNO...COLLEGE
CITY...PORTIA...MAYNARD...BIGGERS...O'KEAN...SUCCESS...PEACH
ORCHARD...DELAPLAINE...DATTO...GILES SPUR...ELKINS PARK...
WHISKERVILLE...STOKES...BROOKINGS AND HEELSTRING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A
PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A STORM SHELTER
OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR EASTERN
ARKANSAS.

LAT...LON 3596 9090 3604 9110 3649 9089 3650 9048
TIME...MOT...LOC 2340Z 204DEG 32KT 3607 9097

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$
Tornado Watch
ARC021-031-035-037-055-075-077-093-107-111-121-123-MOC069-155-
MSC003-009-013-017-027-033-057-071-081-093-095-107-115-117-119-
135-137-139-141-143-145-161-TNC023-033-045-047-053-069-075-095-
097-109-113-131-157-167-250300-
/O.NEW.KMEG.TO.A.0205.150524T2115Z-150525T0300Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 205 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES

IN EAST ARKANSAS

CLAY CRAIGHEAD CRITTENDEN
CROSS GREENE LAWRENCE
LEE MISSISSIPPI PHILLIPS
POINSETT RANDOLPH ST. FRANCIS

IN MISSISSIPPI THIS WATCH INCLUDES 22 COUNTIES

IN NORTH MISSISSIPPI

ALCORN BENTON CALHOUN
CHICKASAW COAHOMA DESOTO
ITAWAMBA LAFAYETTE LEE
MARSHALL MONROE PANOLA
PONTOTOC PRENTISS QUITMAN
TALLAHATCHIE TATE TIPPAH
TISHOMINGO TUNICA UNION
YALOBUSHA

IN MISSOURI THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI

DUNKLIN PEMISCOT

IN TENNESSEE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES

IN WEST TENNESSEE

CHESTER CROCKETT DYER
FAYETTE GIBSON HARDEMAN
HAYWOOD LAKE LAUDERDALE
MADISON MCNAIRY OBION
SHELBY TIPTON

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ABERDEEN...ALAMO...AMORY...
ASHLAND...BARTLETT...BATESVILLE...BLYTHEVILLE...BOLIVAR...
BOONEVILLE...BROWNSVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...
CARUTHERSVILLE...CHARLESTON...CLARKSDALE...COFFEEVILLE...
COLLIERVILLE...CORINTH...CORNING...COVINGTON...DYERSBURG...
FORREST CITY...FULTON...GERMANTOWN...HARRISBURG...HELENA...
HENDERSON...HOLLY SPRINGS...HOUSTON...HUMBOLDT...IUKA...JACKSON...
JONESBORO...KENNETT...MARIANNA...MARKS...MEMPHIS...MILAN...
MILLINGTON...NEW ALBANY...OAKLAND...OKOLONA...OLIVE BRANCH...
OXFORD...PARAGOULD...PIGGOTT...POCAHONTAS...PONTOTOC...
RIPLEY MS...RIPLEY TN...SELMER...SENATOBIA...SOMERVILLE...
SOUTHAVEN...TIPTONVILLE...TUNICA...TUPELO...UNION CITY...
WALNUT RIDGE...WATER VALLEY...WEST HELENA...
WEST MEMPHIS AND WYNNE.

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