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Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:53 PM CDT on May 30, 2015

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on June 03, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Arkansas River at Dardanelle.
* Until Friday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 3:00 PM Saturday the stage was 35.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall today, but begin
rising this evening. A second crest of 38.5 feet is forecast on
Tuesday, June 2nd. Flows are well over 300,000 cfs and will remain
high through the middle of next week. Please monitor the latest
forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 36.0 feet... moderate flood conditions expected with
numerous roads and highways affected, backwater up Petit Jean river
floods State Highway 154. Carden Bottoms and Holla Bend National
Wildlife Refuge flooded.
* This flood crest will be over a foot higher than the flood crest of 37.0
feet which occurred a few weeks ago on may 12th, and with be the highest
since October of 1986.









             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Arkansas River
Dardanelle 32 35.4 Sat 03 PM 35.3 37.5 37.7 34.2 31.9




Lat... Lon 3508 9278 3507 9305 3522 9321 3528 9310
3519 9303 3520 9280





357 PM CDT Sat may 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Petit Jean river at Danville.
* From late tonight to Wednesday morning... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 2:45 PM Saturday the stage was 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage after midnight tonight and
continue to rise to near 20.9 feet by Sunday evening. The river
will fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... minor flooding begins, agricultural lands
along the river begin to flood.




             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Petit Jean river
Danville 20 19.0 Sat 03 PM 20.4 20.7 19.9 19.1 18.3




Lat... Lon 3507 9305 3505 9327 3502 9343 3509 9342
3513 9328 3514 9313




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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:48 PM CDT on May 30, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 30, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central 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...
Pulaski... Saline... white and Yell. In north central
Arkansas... Cleburne... Independence... stone and Van Buren. In
southeast Arkansas... Cleveland and Jefferson. In southwest
Arkansas... Calhoun... Clark... Dallas... Hot Spring... Ouachita
and Pike. In western Arkansas... Logan... Montgomery... Polk and
Scott.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* widespread additional rainfall of around half an inch is
expected across central Arkansas through this evening as a cold
front moves through the state. However... thunderstorms may yield
localized rainfall amounts in excess of 1 inch. Any rain that
falls will immediately become runoff and could lead to flash
flooding.

* In addition... area rivers and streams are already flooding or
near bank full. Any additional rainfall will not be able to
drain into waterways... increasing the threat for 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.






Record Report

Statement as of 4:07 AM CDT on May 30, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at North Little Rock...

A record rainfall of 1.39 inches was set at North Little Rock
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 1.11 set in 2014.

... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Jacksonville/Little Rock
AFB...

a record rainfall of 1.07 inches was set at Jacksonville/Little
Rock AFB yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.77 set in 1975.


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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Special Statement
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Lakeshore Flood Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Lakeshore Flood Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Maryland - Record Report
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Montana - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Vermont - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Virginia - Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning
- Small Craft Advisory
- Small Craft Advisory