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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:12 AM CDT on April 30, 2017

Expires 2:41 PM EDT on May 02, 2017


The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southwestern Independence County in north central Arkansas...
northwestern Prairie County in central Arkansas...
southeastern Van Buren County in north central Arkansas...
northwestern Lonoke County in central Arkansas...
northeastern Grant County in central Arkansas...
south central Yell County in central Arkansas...
Perry County in central Arkansas...
southwestern Jackson County in eastern Arkansas...
Cleburne County in north central Arkansas...
Conway County in central Arkansas...
Faulkner County in central Arkansas...
White County in central Arkansas...
northwestern Garland County in central Arkansas...
central Saline County in central Arkansas...
Pulaski County in central Arkansas...

* until 615 am CDT

* at 209 am CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding along a
line extending from Benton to Heber Springs. Over three inches of
rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring
across the warned area with water in many homes and a portion of
Interstate 30 closed due to flooding. Although rain may have
stopped across the warned area... it will take a while for any high
water to run off.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Little Rock... North Little Rock...
Conway... Benton...
Sherwood... Jacksonville...
Cabot... Searcy...
west Little Rock... Maumelle...
Bryant... downtown Little Rock...
Heber Springs... Morrilton...
Lonoke... Perryville...
North Little Rock Airport... Little Rock AFB...
southwest Little Rock... Beebe...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.


Lat... Lon 3537 9138 3538 9142 3536 9141 3537 9144
      3533 9142 3457 9208 3449 9217 3449 9221
      3442 9224 3460 9270 3473 9267 3478 9280
      3467 9326 3478 9343 3518 9289 3517 9286
      3522 9283 3571 9194 3571 9183 3542 9134


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1214 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
northwestern Lonoke County in central Arkansas...
southern Faulkner County in central Arkansas...
southwestern White County in central Arkansas...
central Saline County in central Arkansas...
Pulaski County in central Arkansas...

* until 315 am CDT

* at 1213 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain along a line extending from Bryant to west Little Rock
to Cabot. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen with
another two inches possible. Flash flooding is likely to occur.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Little Rock... North Little Rock...
Conway... Benton...
Sherwood... Jacksonville...
Cabot... west Little Rock...
Maumelle... Bryant...
downtown Little Rock... North Little Rock Airport...
Little Rock AFB... southwest Little Rock...
Ward... Vilonia...
Shannon Hills... Mayflower...
Austin in Lonoke County... Argenta...

Additional rainfall amounts of over two inches are possible in the
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 3472 9210 3452 9250 3458 9267 3493 9265
      3494 9263 3494 9254 3496 9254 3496 9258
      3521 9213 3502 9191


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1210 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 215 am CDT for
eastern Perry... southeastern Conway... Faulkner... northwestern Saline
and northwestern Pulaski counties...

At 1209 am CDT, trained weather spotters reported flash flooding in
Conway. Over 4 inches of rain have fallen in less than two hours.
Flash flooding is already occurring.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Conway... Morrilton...
Perryville... Greenbrier...
Wooster... Oppelo...
Guy... Damascus...
Enola... Twin Groves...
Menifee... Perry...
Adona... Houston...
Mount Vernon... Bethlehem...
Sequoya Park... Hill Creek...
Pickles Gap... Solgohachia...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 3537 9247 3516 9287 3498 9301 3477 9289
      3520 9212 3534 9214


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1009 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Saline River at Benton.
* From Sunday morning to Tuesday afternoon... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9:30 PM Saturday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Sunday morning and
continue to rise to near 20.0 feet by early Monday morning.This
forecast is based off of heavy rainfall forecasted this
weekend. Please monitor the latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... pastures along West Bank will flood. There
may be some low lying County roads near the river flooding.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Saline River
Benton 18 5.3 Sat 09 PM 14.4 18.6 8.7 6.9 5.7




Lat... Lon 3430 9265 3445 9263 3456 9269 3458 9257
3444 9253 3429 9255




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1009 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Saline River at Benton.
* From Sunday morning to Tuesday afternoon... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9:30 PM Saturday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Sunday morning and
continue to rise to near 20.0 feet by early Monday morning.This
forecast is based off of heavy rainfall forecasted this
weekend. Please monitor the latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... pastures along West Bank will flood. There
may be some low lying County roads near the river flooding.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Saline River
Benton 18 5.3 Sat 09 PM 14.4 18.6 8.7 6.9 5.7




Lat... Lon 3430 9265 3445 9263 3456 9269 3458 9257
3444 9253 3429 9255




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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:29 PM 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.

* Through Sunday evening

* heavy rain has fallen over much of the northwest and north
central portions of Arkansas in the last 24 hours, with one to
three inch amounts common. Widespread showers and thunderstorms
are expected through Sunday. The storms are expected to form and
move over the same areas. This, combined with a high amount of
moisture in the atmosphere, will create a situation in which
flash flooding and river flooding will become likely.

Heavy rainfall is likely through Sunday, with additional
amounts of two to five inches expected over much of the northern
half of the state. It is possible that total rainfall amounts in
excess of six inches could occur in localized areas, and this
would primarily be in the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains.

Though not much rain has fallen over central and southern
Arkansas, storms tonight are expected to be efficient rainfall
producers, and heavy rainfall is expected in those locations as well.

* 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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Lake Wind Advisory

Statement as of 11:58 PM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM CDT Sunday...

* event... elevated and gusty south winds.

* Areas affected... parts of central and much of eastern Arkansas.

* Timing... advisory winds will likely begin within a few hours
after sunrise Sunday morning and last into Sunday evening.

* Winds... sustained winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30
mph possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes and rivers. Small boats will be especially prone to
capsizing.


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:29 PM 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.

* Through Sunday evening

* heavy rain has fallen over much of the northwest and north
central portions of Arkansas in the last 24 hours, with one to
three inch amounts common. Widespread showers and thunderstorms
are expected through Sunday. The storms are expected to form and
move over the same areas. This, combined with a high amount of
moisture in the atmosphere, will create a situation in which
flash flooding and river flooding will become likely.

Heavy rainfall is likely through Sunday, with additional
amounts of two to five inches expected over much of the northern
half of the state. It is possible that total rainfall amounts in
excess of six inches could occur in localized areas, and this
would primarily be in the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains.

Though not much rain has fallen over central and southern
Arkansas, storms tonight are expected to be efficient rainfall
producers, and heavy rainfall is expected in those locations as well.

* 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 , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Freeze Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Freeze Warning, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch, Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report
New York - Lakeshore Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Areal Flood Advisory
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Winter Storm Warning , High Wind Warning, Freeze Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Record Report , Public Information Statement
- Tornado Watch

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