Columbia County, Arkansas
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Flash Flood Warning
ARC027-057-073-091-099-260400-
/O.NEW.KSHV.FF.W.0046.150526T0003Z-150526T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
703 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
MILLER COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
NEVADA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
LAFAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
COLUMBIA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
HEMPSTEAD COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT

* AT 659 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING EXCESSIVE HEAVY RAINFALL FROM NEAR
MURFREESBORO AND HOPE...TO NEAR TEXARKANA ARKANSAS. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES WILL FALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF
TIME. GIVEN THAT SOILS ARE VERY SATURATED...FLASH FLOODING IS
LIKELY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
TEXARKANA...MAGNOLIA...HOPE...PRESCOTT...STAMPS...WALDO...
LEWISVILLE...MCNEIL...FOUKE...BRADLEY...TAYLOR...EMMET...EMERSON...
BLEVINS...BUCKNER...PERRYTOWN...ROSSTON...GARLAND...FULTON AND
WASHINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3395 9353 3396 9338 3384 9329 3378 9310
3338 9312 3338 9298 3302 9299 3302 9404
3355 9404 3356 9400 3353 9399 3358 9397
3355 9394 3358 9393 3361 9383 3365 9395
3374 9397 3375 9383 3401 9382

$$

Flash Flood Watch
ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-261200-
/O.CON.KSHV.FF.A.0010.000000T0000Z-150526T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-DE SOTO-
RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-
GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-
MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-
PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-SAN AUGUSTINE-
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...RUSTON...FARMERVILLE...BERNICE...
MANSFIELD...STONEWALL...LOGANSPORT...COUSHATTA...MARTIN...
ARCADIA...RINGGOLD...GIBSLAND...JONESBORO...MONROE...MANY...
ZWOLLE...PLEASANT HILL...NATCHITOCHES...WINNFIELD...COLFAX...
MONTGOMERY...DRY PRONG...CLARKS...GRAYSON...COLUMBIA...JENA...
MIDWAY...OLLA...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...NACOGDOCHES...
CENTER...LUFKIN...SAN AUGUSTINE...HEMPHILL...PINELAND
352 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT TUESDAY
MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS...LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ARKANSAS...
COLUMBIA...HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...LAFAYETTE...LITTLE RIVER...
MILLER...NEVADA...SEVIER AND UNION. IN LOUISIANA...BIENVILLE...
BOSSIER...CADDO...CALDWELL...CLAIBORNE...DE SOTO...GRANT...
JACKSON...LA SALLE...LINCOLN...NATCHITOCHES...OUACHITA...RED
RIVER...SABINE...UNION...WEBSTER AND WINN. IN SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN. IN TEXAS...ANGELINA...BOWIE...CAMP...
CASS...CHEROKEE...FRANKLIN...GREGG...HARRISON...MARION...
MORRIS...NACOGDOCHES...PANOLA...RED RIVER...RUSK...SABINE...
SAN AUGUSTINE...SHELBY...SMITH...TITUS...UPSHUR AND WOOD.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING 7 AM CDT

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY THROUGH TONIGHT OVER MOST OF THE FOUR STATE REGION
AHEAD OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL TOUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING
ACROSS TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR
WITH THE STORMS WITH A DEEP AND RICH SUPPLY OF UNSTABLE AIR
FRESH OFF THE GULF OF MEXICO. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE
TO THREE INCHES EXPECTED...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS TO NEAR
FIVE INCHES. THE SOILS HAVE BEEN NEAR SATURATION WITH RECENT
RAINFALL...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RUNOFF
RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING AND FLOODING OF DRAINAGE SYSTEMS.

* LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY
OF RAPIDLY RISING CREEKS AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL...WILL BE MOST
PRONE TO 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.
DO NOT CROSS MOVING WATER ON ROADWAYS...BRIDGES...AND AT LOW
WATER CROSSINGS. ROAD SURFACES AND CULVERTS CAN BE WASHED OUT.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES ATTEMPTING TO CROSS IN HIGH WATER.

&&

$$

Flood Warning
ARC027-LAC119-261526-
/O.CON.KSHV.FL.W.0092.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SPHL1.1.ER.150510T2245Z.150514T0045Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1026 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

The flood warning continues for
the Bayou Dorcheat Near Springhill, Louisiana.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1000 AM Monday the stage was 12.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11 feet.
* Forecast...The bayou will continue rising to near 14.0 feet by
early Friday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding of boat ramps. Move
livestock to higher ground.

&&

LAT...LON 3317 9339 3300 9335 3282 9332 3282 9338 3300 9343

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
ARC027-057-073-081-091-099-TXC037-067-260015-
/O.CON.KSHV.SV.W.0151.000000T0000Z-150526T0015Z/
MILLER AR-LITTLE RIVER AR-NEVADA AR-LAFAYETTE AR-COLUMBIA AR-
HEMPSTEAD AR-CASS TX-BOWIE TX-
700 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM CDT
FOR MILLER...SOUTHEASTERN LITTLE RIVER...NEVADA...LAFAYETTE...
NORTHWESTERN COLUMBIA...HEMPSTEAD...NORTHEASTERN CASS AND
SOUTHEASTERN BOWIE COUNTIES...

AT 659 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR BLEVINS TO HOPE TO NEAR BRIGHTSTAR...MOVING EAST
AT 55 MPH.

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

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TEXARKANA...HOPE...PRESCOTT...STAMPS...WALDO...LEWISVILLE...QUEEN
CITY...FOUKE...EMMET...BLEVINS...BUCKNER...PERRYTOWN...ROSSTON...
GARLAND...FULTON...WASHINGTON...WILLISVILLE...BODCAW...BLUFF CITY AND
CANFIELD.

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 BASEMENT 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 SOUTHWESTERN
ARKANSAS AND NORTHEASTERN TEXAS. A TORNADO WATCH ALSO REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS.

LAT...LON 3396 9362 3395 9353 3396 9347 3395 9342
3396 9338 3390 9330 3384 9329 3383 9323
3380 9318 3382 9314 3378 9310 3358 9311
3315 9341 3315 9427 3355 9400 3361 9383
3366 9390 3377 9380 3395 9380 3399 9369
TIME...MOT...LOC 2359Z 256DEG 48KT 3390 9358 3366 9362 3316 9404

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

Tornado Watch
ARC027-057-073-099-139-LAC013-015-017-021-027-031-043-049-059-061-
069-073-081-085-111-119-127-TXC403-260700-
/O.NEW.KSHV.TO.A.0215.150525T2257Z-150526T0700Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 215 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM CDT TUESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES

IN SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS

UNION

IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS

COLUMBIA HEMPSTEAD LAFAYETTE
NEVADA

IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 17 PARISHES

IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA

CALDWELL GRANT JACKSON
LA SALLE LINCOLN OUACHITA
UNION WINN

IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA

BIENVILLE BOSSIER CADDO
CLAIBORNE DE SOTO NATCHITOCHES
RED RIVER SABINE WEBSTER

IN TEXAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY

IN NORTHEAST TEXAS

SABINE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ARCADIA...BERNICE...BOSSIER CITY...
BRADLEY...CLARKS...COLFAX...COLUMBIA...COUSHATTA...DRY PRONG...
EL DORADO...FARMERVILLE...GIBSLAND...GRAYSON...HAYNESVILLE...
HEMPHILL...HOMER...HOPE...JENA...JONESBORO...LEWISVILLE...
LOGANSPORT...MAGNOLIA...MANSFIELD...MANY...MARTIN...MIDWAY...
MINDEN...MONROE...MONTGOMERY...NATCHITOCHES...OLLA...PINELAND...
PLEASANT HILL...PRESCOTT...RINGGOLD...RUSTON...SHREVEPORT...
SPRINGHILL...STAMPS...STONEWALL...WINNFIELD AND ZWOLLE.

$$

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