Jackson County, Arkansas
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Weather Alerts: Jackson County, Arkansas
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Flood Warning
Independence AR-Prairie AR-Izard AR-Van Buren AR-Lonoke AR-Sharp AR-
Stone AR-Woodruff AR-Jackson AR-Cleburne AR-Conway AR-White AR-
Pulaski AR-
437 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Independence County in north central Arkansas...
Northwestern Prairie County in central Arkansas...
Southeastern Izard County in north central Arkansas...
Van Buren County in north central Arkansas...
Northern Lonoke County in central Arkansas...
Sharp County in north central Arkansas...
Southern Stone County in north central Arkansas...
Northern Woodruff County in eastern Arkansas...
Jackson County in eastern Arkansas...
Cleburne County in north central Arkansas...
Northeastern Conway County in central Arkansas...
White County in central Arkansas...
Northeastern Pulaski County in central Arkansas...

* Until 715 AM CST Saturday

* At 436 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain of up to eight
plus inches have fallen and flooding is likely if not already
occurring across warning area. Additional heavy rainfall is
expected Saturday, which will only increase the flooding threat.
If you live near a waterway or flood prone area, pay close
attention to water levels and heed the guidance of local officials.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
North Little Rock... Jacksonville...
Cabot... Searcy...
Batesville... Newport...
Heber Springs... Cherokee Village...
Mountain View... Clinton...
Fairfield Bay... Augusta...
Melbourne... Ash Flat...
Little Rock AFB... Beebe...
Ward... Bald Knob...
Austin in Lonoke County... Judsonia...


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 3642 9131 3624 9126 3623 9135 3589 9136
3588 9103 3533 9104 3469 9213 3536 9211
3545 9284 3625 9162 3625 9156 3629 9156
3634 9145 3643 9135


Flood Warning
725 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Black River At Black Rock.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 PM Friday the stage was 19.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.5 feet by
early Sunday afternoon.
* 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.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet...Thousands of acres of cropland and pastures
flooded. State Highway 37 in Independence County east of Cord may
be flooded. Water rises into low lying streets in Powhatan. Ball
Park and Boat Ramp Area in Black Rock floods.

Fld Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sat Sun Mon Crest Time Date

Black River
Black Rock 14 19.4 Fri 06 PM 20.1 23.4 23.3 23.5 12 PM 02/25


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


Flood Warning
806 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River At Newport.
* runtil further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 22.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
to rise to near 27.0 feet by Monday evening. Additional rainfall
is expected middle of next week, so continue to monitor the lastet
forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 27.0 feet...State Highway 14 between Newport and Oil
Trough and State Highway 122 to Newark affected. Possible
structural flooding along State Highway 14 in Independence County.
Bateman Levee patrolling begins.

Fld Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sat Sun Mon Crest Time Date

Lower White River
Newport 26 22.7 Fri 07 PM 24.9 26.5 26.8 27.0 06 PM 02/26


LAT...LON 3537 9150 3550 9141 3570 9140 3564 9128
3548 9127 3534 9136


Flood Warning
850 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Cache River Near Patterson.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Friday the stage was 11.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.5 feet by
Monday morning.
* Impacts at 12.0 feet...Water near foundations of homes on Pine
Street in Patterson. Cabins and camps along State Highway 14, 18,
and 33 flooded. State Highway 37 near Grubbs may be partially
flooded. Water may be on State Highway 33 between Gregory and
Little Dixie. Most unprotected farmlands flooded and some levees
overtopped. AGFC may close areas within the Brushy Creek WMA, Earl
Buss Bayou DeView WMA, and Whitehall WMA for deer hunting due to
* Impacts at 12.5 feet...Major problems in Grubbs, Patterson, Dixie,
and Amagon in Jackson and Woodruff counties. Woodruff County Road
775 flooded. State Highways 18, 37, 33, and 38 affected in various
locations in Woodruff and Jackson counties. Many homes miles from
the main river channel may need to be protected by ring levees.

Fld Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sat Sun Mon Crest Time Date

Cache River
Patterson 9 11.8 Fri 08 PM 12.0 12.4 12.5 12.5 06 AM 02/26


LAT...LON 3510 9133 3522 9128 3539 9123 3538 9113
3521 9117 3508 9122


Flood Watch
Clark-Hot Spring-Grant-Jefferson-Arkansas-Dallas-Cleveland-
Including the cities of Batesville, Oil Trough, Pleasant Plains,
Heber Springs, Greers Ferry, Drasco, Newport, Tuckerman, Swifton,
Conway, Greenbrier, Vilonia, Mayflower, Searcy, Beebe, El Paso,
Rose Bud, Georgetown, Augusta, McCrory, Cotton Plant, 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, Sparkman, Kingsland, Rison,
Mount Elba, Rye, Star City, Gould, Grady, Garrett Bridge, Dumas,
Mcgehee, Rohwer, Arkansas City, Camden, Bearden, Chidester,
Stephens, Hampton, Thornton, Tinsman, Harrell, Warren, Hermitage,
Moro Bay, Banks, Vick, Monticello, Lacey, Collins, Montongo,
and Wilmar
141 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018


The Flood Watch continues for

ARKANSAS, including the following areas, in CENTRAL ARKANSAS,
Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Prairie, Pulaski,
Saline, and White. In EASTERN ARKANSAS, Jackson, Monroe, and
Woodruff. In NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS, Cleburne and
Independence. In SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS, Arkansas, Bradley,
Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, and Lincoln. In SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS, Calhoun, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, Ouachita, and
Pike. In WESTERN ARKANSAS, Montgomery and Polk.

* Through Saturday evening

* Heavy rain fell across much of southern...central and eastern
Arkansas the last several days...with 4 to locally more than 8
inches observed. Additional heavy rainfall will be possible on
Saturday into Saturday night where an additional 1 to 3 inches
of rain are expected. Locally higher amounts will be possible.

* Given the recent heavy rainfall...the ground has become
saturated. As a result...the runoff potential has
increased...resulting in a high threat for flash and river
flooding through Saturday night. There have already been
numerous high water reports...including flooding of roads and
road closures. Any more heavy rainfall may create additional
dangerous flooding situations.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for for high water
problems based on the current forecast of heavy rain.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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