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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
522 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017
The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for...
The Ouachita River below Remmel Dam in...
Eastern Hot Spring County in southwestern Arkansas...
* Until 1115 AM CDT
* At 520 AM CDT, Dam Operators reported elevated releases at Remmel
Dam on the Ouachita River.
This is a routine high water event which will result in lowland
flooding along the Ouachita River in Hot Spring County. The current
flow rate from Remmel Dam at 415 AM is 45 thousand cubic feet per
second. Initial impacts from Remmel Dam releases will reach the
bridge on Interstate 30 near Malvern within 1 to 2 hours, with
maximum impacts occurring within the next 2 to 3 hours. Initial
impacts will reach Donaldson within the next 3 to 6 hours, with the
maximum impacts occurring within the next 6 to 8 hours. Impacts will
reach Friendship in about 10 to 12 hours. Livestock and property
should be moved out of the floodplain. Flooded roadways should be
* Locations in the warning include but are not limited to areas along
the Ouachita River near Oak Grove, Midway, Friendship, and Jones
This is a controlled release. You should be on alert for increasing
releases from Remmel Dam. This is an evolving situation and updates
to this statement will be made as more information becomes available.
Do not attempt to drive through flooded roadways. Turn around, don't
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
LAT...LON 3443 9287 3443 9289 3444 9289 3443 9285
3438 9282 3433 9285 3424 9293 3420 9298
3422 9300 3429 9293 3435 9291 3439 9285
$$Flash Flood Watch
Including the cities of Harrison, Omaha, Lead Hill, Bull Shoals,
Flippin, Yellville, Summit, Mountain Home, Norfork, Gassville,
Mammoth Spring, Viola, Salem, Cave City, Ash Flat, Hardy, Jasper,
Western Grove, Deer, Marshall, Leslie, Gilbert, Mountain View,
Fox, Timbo, Allison, Horseshoe Bend, Melbourne, Calico Rock,
Oxford, Batesville, Oil Trough, Pleasant Plains, Clarksville,
Ozone, Coal Hill, Russellville, Hector, Pelsor, Dover,
Fairfield Bay, Clinton, Bee Branch, Damascus, Heber Springs,
Greers Ferry, Drasco, Newport, Tuckerman, Swifton, Booneville,
Paris, Mount Magazine, Morrilton, Center Ridge, Hattieville,
Conway, Greenbrier, Vilonia, Mayflower, Searcy, Beebe, El Paso,
Rose Bud, Georgetown, Augusta, McCrory, Cotton Plant, Waldron,
Y City, Parks, Cauthron, Black Fork, Dardanelle, Danville, Ola,
Gravelly, Perryville, Fourche Junction, Houston, Cove, Mena,
Big Fork, Vandervoort, Wickes, Mount Ida, Norman, Pine Ridge,
Washita, Hot Springs, Hot Springs Village, Jessieville, Pearcy,
Royal, Benton, Bryant, Bauxite, Avilla, Haskell, Paron,
Little Rock, North Little Rock, Sherwood, Maumelle, Jacksonville,
Wrightsville, Cabot, Lonoke, England, Humnoke, Des Arc,
Devalls Bluff, Hazen, Ulm, Brinkley, Clarendon, Holly Grove,
Pine city, Roe, Antoine, Delight, Glenwood, Murfreesboro,
Arkadelphia, Gurdon, Amity, Okolona, Malvern, Bismarck,
Donaldson, Bonnerdale, Rockport, Glen Rose, Sheridan,
Prattsville, Poyen, Leola, Pine Bluff, Humphrey, Redfield,
Altheimer, Stuttgart, De Witt, Gillett, Saint Charles, Fordyce,
Princeton, Manning, and Sparkman
1042 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of CENTRAL ARKANSAS, EASTERN ARKANSAS, NORTH CENTRAL
ARKANSAS, SOUTHEAST 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
SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS, Arkansas and Jefferson. In SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, and Pike. In WESTERN
ARKANSAS, Johnson, Logan, Montgomery, Polk, and Scott.
* Until 7 PM CDT this evening
* Heavy rain has fallen over much of Arkansas in the last 24 to 36
hours and the ground has become saturated with a general three
to six inch rainfall. Higher amounts have fallen especially in
east central and north central sections of the state.
* Showers will continue this morning with a general decrease in
the precipitation as the day wears on. This amount of rain that
has already fallen has created widespread flooding and flash
flooding. Any additional rain will create additional flash
flooding and river flooding concerns.
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.
926 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017
...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Ouachita River At Arkadelphia.
* from this afternoon to Wednesday afternoon...Or until the warning
* At 8:00 AM Sunday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...Due to releases upstream, the river is expected to rise
above flood stage by late this afternoon and continue to rise to near
22.0 feet by Monday afternoon.
* Impacts at 19.0 feet...State Highway 7 and 51 railroad underpass flooded.
Fields and timber along the river flooded.
* Impacts at 21.0 feet...State Highway 7 and 51 east of Arkadelphia flooded.
Railroad underpass closed.
* Impacts at 22.0 feet...Roads are flooding, including, Nix's Ferry,
Clark County roads 9 and 28, and State Highway 7 and 51 east of
Fld Observed Forecast 6 AM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Arkadelphi 17 13.5 Sun 08 AM 21.7 18.5 13.5 13.0 12.6
LAT...LON 3363 9289 3396 9301 3410 9314 3416 9302
3402 9288 3367 9275
$$Lake Wind Advisory
Including the cities of Cave City, Ash Flat, Hardy, Batesville,
Heber Springs, Newport, Conway, Searcy, Beebe, Augusta, McCrory,
Cotton Plant, Hot Springs, Benton, Bryant, Little Rock,
North Little Rock, Cabot, Lonoke, Des Arc, Hazen, Brinkley,
Clarendon, Arkadelphia, Malvern, Sheridan, Pine Bluff, Stuttgart,
De Witt, Fordyce, Kingsland, Rison, Star City, Gould, Dumas,
Mcgehee, Camden, Hampton, Thornton, Warren, and Monticello
348 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
* EVENT...Elevated and gusty south winds.
* AREAS AFFECTED...Parts of central and much of eastern Arkansas.
* TIMING...Advisory winds will likely begin within a few hours
after sunrise Sunday morning and last into Sunday evening.
* WINDS...Sustained winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30
A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes and rivers. Small boats will be especially prone to