Lafayette County, AR
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Flash Flood Warning
ARC027-057-073-081-091-099-LAC015-017-119-TXC037-067-203-315-343-459-
300830-
/O.NEW.KSHV.FF.W.0070.160430T0432Z-160430T0830Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1132 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
WESTERN COLUMBIA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
LAFAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
SOUTHEASTERN LITTLE RIVER COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
MILLER COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
SOUTHWESTERN NEVADA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL HEMPSTEAD COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
NORTHWESTERN CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
NORTHERN BOSSIER PARISH IN NORTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
NORTHWESTERN WEBSTER PARISH IN NORTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
SOUTHEASTERN MORRIS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
SOUTHEASTERN BOWIE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
CASS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
NORTHEASTERN UPSHUR COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
NORTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
MARION COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 330 AM CDT

* AT 1131 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OFONE TO THREE INCHES HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA...WITH ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER THE
AREA OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS. THUS...FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
TEXARKANA...ATLANTA...WAKE VILLAGE...STAMPS...LEWISVILLE...VIVIAN...NASH...
BLANCHARD...JEFFERSON...LINDEN...BENTON...QUEEN CITY...PLAIN DEALING...
OIL CITY...FOUKE...MOORINGSPORT...BRADLEY...HOSSTON...BUCKNER AND
RODESSA.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
HIGHER AMOUNTS...ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA THROUGH 330 AM.

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.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3354 9404 3354 9395 3359 9384 3350 9377
3348 9351 3343 9340 3327 9344 3326 9348
3298 9353 3267 9345 3251 9404 3269 9404
3274 9410 3270 9419 3275 9425 3270 9436
3271 9452 3280 9470 3284 9467 3285 9470

$$

Flash Flood Watch
ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>004-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-108>112-
124>126-136>138-149>151-301200-
/O.CON.KSHV.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-160501T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-MCCURTAIN-
RED RIVER-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-
MARION-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...
MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...STAMPS...LEWISVILLE...BRADLEY...MAGNOLIA...
EL DORADO...SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...SPRINGHILL...
HOMER...HAYNESVILLE...IDABEL...BROKEN BOW...CLARKSVILLE...
BOGATA...MOUNT VERNON...MOUNT PLEASANT...PITTSBURG...
DAINGERFIELD...LONE STAR...NAPLES...OMAHA...ATLANTA...LINDEN...
HUGHES SPRINGS...QUEEN CITY...MINEOLA...WINNSBORO...QUITMAN...
HAWKINS...GILMER...BIG SANDY...JEFFERSON...TYLER...LONGVIEW...
MARSHALL...JACKSONVILLE...RUSK...HENDERSON...CARTHAGE
505 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS...NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
IN ARKANSAS...COLUMBIA...HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...LAFAYETTE...
LITTLE RIVER...MILLER...NEVADA...SEVIER AND UNION. IN
NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...BOSSIER...CADDO...CLAIBORNE AND WEBSTER.
IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN. IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...
BOWIE...CAMP...CASS...CHEROKEE...FRANKLIN...GREGG...HARRISON...
MARION...MORRIS...PANOLA...RED RIVER...RUSK...SMITH...TITUS...
UPSHUR AND WOOD.

* THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
TO SPREAD ACROSS THE FOUR STATE REGION TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF SIX INCHES...WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
SATURDAY. GIVEN THAT GROUNDS HAVE BECOME SATURATED FROM ONGOING
RAINFALL...THIS ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL HAS THE POTENTIAL TO
ENHANCE RUNOFF AND RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING.

* IN ADDITION TO THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT...THIS HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT RISES ON AREA RIVERS AND LAKES.

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.

&&

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
ARC027-073-099-139-LAC013-015-017-027-031-049-061-069-073-081-085-
111-119-127-TXC005-073-203-315-347-365-401-403-405-419-301000-
/O.CON.KSHV.SV.A.0128.000000T0000Z-160430T1000Z/

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 128 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 5 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES

IN SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS

UNION

IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS

COLUMBIA LAFAYETTE NEVADA

IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 PARISHES

IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA

JACKSON LINCOLN OUACHITA
UNION WINN

IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA

BIENVILLE BOSSIER CADDO
CLAIBORNE DE SOTO NATCHITOCHES
RED RIVER SABINE WEBSTER

IN TEXAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES

IN NOARTHEAST TEXAS

SHELBY

IN NORTHEAST TEXAS

ANGELINA CHEROKEE HARRISON
MARION NACOGDOCHES PANOLA
RUSK SABINE SAN AUGUSTINE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ARCADIA...BERNICE...BOSSIER CITY...
BRADLEY...CARTHAGE...CENTER...COUSHATTA...EL DORADO...
FARMERVILLE...GIBSLAND...HAYNESVILLE...HEMPHILL...HENDERSON...
HOMER...JACKSONVILLE...JEFFERSON...JONESBORO...LEWISVILLE...
LOGANSPORT...LUFKIN...MAGNOLIA...MANSFIELD...MANY...MARSHALL...
MARTIN...MINDEN...MONROE...NACOGDOCHES...NATCHITOCHES...
PINELAND...PLEASANT HILL...PRESCOTT...RINGGOLD...RUSK...RUSTON...
SAN AUGUSTINE...SHREVEPORT...SPRINGHILL...STAMPS...STONEWALL...
WINNFIELD AND ZWOLLE.

$$

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