Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
331 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TODAY
THROUGH 10 AM CDT SATURDAY MORNING FOR PORTIONS OF EXTREME
NORTHEAST TEXAS...MCCURTAIN COUNTY OKLAHOMA...AND MUCH OF
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-300000-
/O.CON.KSHV.FF.A.0005.160429T1500Z-160430T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-MCCURTAIN-
RED RIVER-BOWIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...
MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...IDABEL...BROKEN BOW...CLARKSVILLE...BOGATA
331 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
  NORTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST
  ARKANSAS...HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...LITTLE RIVER...MILLER...NEVADA
  AND SEVIER. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN. IN NORTHEAST
  TEXAS...BOWIE AND RED RIVER.

* FROM 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED
  TO BECOME MORE NUMEROUS AS WE GO THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE FLASH
  FLOOD WATCH AREA. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF THREE TO FIVE
  INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF SIX
  INCHES...ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING. GIVEN THAT GROUNDS REMAIN SATURATED IN WAKE OF
  WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL DURING MARCH AND APRIL...
  THIS ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL COULD ENHANCE RUNOFF AND RESULT
  IN FLASH FLOODING.

* IN ADDITION TO THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT...THIS HEAVY RAINFALL
  WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT RISES ON AREA RIVERS AND LAKES.

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.

&&

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