Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
352 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT TUESDAY
FOR ALL OF EAST AND NORTHEAST TEXAS...EXTREME SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...AND NORTHWEST
AND NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

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.

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