Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
454 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Arkansas...

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in Arkansas...
  Arkansas River At Pine Bluff affecting Jefferson and Lincoln
  Counties


River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 12 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall
forecasts.

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
www.srh.noaa.gov/lzk
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Remember to Turn Around...Don`t Drown
Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Everyone with property or other interest along streams and rivers
should remain alert to changing weather forecast. Should conditions
change...Look for river forecast or Flood Warnings for use in

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454 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Arkansas River At Pine Bluff.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  4:00 AM Saturday the stage was 44.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 42.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will slowly rise to 45.0 feet today, and
  then may fall through the rest of the weekend. However, high
  water in Oklahoma will cause the river to rise again, cresting
  near 45.3 Wednesday June 3rd. Flows are over 340,000 CFS and
  will remain high into next week.
* Impacts at 45.0 feet...Levee patrolling begins in Pine Bluff area.
  Residences in Island Harbour inundated.
* This flood crest will be the highest crest since May of 1990, when
  the river rose to 44.7 feet.

             Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Arkansas River
  Pine Bluff  42  44.9 Sat 04 AM   45.1   44.8   44.4   44.6   45.3


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LAT...LON 3397 9146 3409 9173 3430 9213 3434 9199
 3420 9168 3408 9139

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