Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
513 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...Flash Flood Watch is in effect for McCurtain County Oklahoma
and the northern sections of Southwest Arkansas Saturday afternoon
through Sunday morning...

.Showers and thunderstorms will increase Saturday afternoon along
and ahead of a slow moving cold front and associated upper level
storm system that will enter the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandle
region Saturday evening. These showers and thunderstorms will be
slow moving, and capable of producing locally heavy rainfall, as
they overspread the same areas Saturday afternoon and night. Given
the grounds across portions of the watch area remain nearly
saturated from heavy rainfall that has fallen earlier this month,
flash flooding will be possible.

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Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-McCurtain-
Including the cities of De Queen, Nashville, Mineral Springs,
Dierks, Ashdown, Hope, Prescott, Idabel, and Broken Bow
513 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southwest Arkansas and
  southeast Oklahoma, including the following areas, in
  southwest Arkansas, Hempstead, Howard, Little River, Nevada,
  and Sevier. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain.

* From Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning

* Showers and thunderstorms will increase across Southeast
  Oklahoma and the northern sections of Southwest Arkansas
  Saturday afternoon along and ahead of a slow moving cold front
  and associated upper level storm system that will enter West
  Texas and Western Oklahoma Saturday night. Locally heavy
  rainfall will be possible, atop grounds that remain nearly
  saturated from heavy rains that has fallen earlier this month.
  Widespread rainfall totals of 3 to 5 inches, with isolated
  higher amounts in excess of 6 inches, will be possible across
  the watch area Saturday afternoon and night.

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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