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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:58 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

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.

* Today through Sunday evening

* much of the northern half of Arkansas has received 1 to 3 inches
of rain Friday night to Saturday morning, and is forecast to
receive anywhere from 2 to 5 inches, with isolated higher
amounts, from Saturday morning and lasting through Sunday
evening. Elsewhere in central parts of the state, 2 to 4 inches
of rain will be possible. Locally heavier amounts will be seen,
and a few spots, especially in north central to northwest
Arkansas, may see rainfall amounts in excess of 4 to 6 inches.
These rainfall amounts will likely create river flooding and
flash flooding across the area.

* Evacuations of flood and flash flood prone areas may be
needed, and those interests along Arkansas rivers will need to
monitor this developing hazardous weather situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

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.


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:58 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

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.

* Today through Sunday evening

* much of the northern half of Arkansas has received 1 to 3 inches
of rain Friday night to Saturday morning, and is forecast to
receive anywhere from 2 to 5 inches, with isolated higher
amounts, from Saturday morning and lasting through Sunday
evening. Elsewhere in central parts of the state, 2 to 4 inches
of rain will be possible. Locally heavier amounts will be seen,
and a few spots, especially in north central to northwest
Arkansas, may see rainfall amounts in excess of 4 to 6 inches.
These rainfall amounts will likely create river flooding and
flash flooding across the area.

* Evacuations of flood and flash flood prone areas may be
needed, and those interests along Arkansas rivers will need to
monitor this developing hazardous weather situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

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.


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Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
Alaska - Dense Fog Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Montana - Special Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Lakeshore Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Freeze Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , High Wind Warning, Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement

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