Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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WGUS74 KLZK 301125
FFSLZK

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
625 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

ARC059-301645-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HOT SPRING AR-
625 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 AM CDT
SATURDAY FOR EASTERN HOT SPRING COUNTY...

AT 620 AM CDT...DAM OPERATORS REPORTED ELEVATED RELEASES AT REMMEL
DAM ON THE OUACHITA RIVER.

THIS IS A ROUTINE HIGH WATER EVENT WHICH WILL RESULT IN LOWLAND
FLOODING ALONG THE OUACHITA RIVER IN HOT SPRING COUNTY. THE
CURRENT FLOW RATE FROM REMMEL DAM AT 620 AM IS 52500 CUBIC FEET PER
SECOND. INITIAL IMPACTS FROM REMMEL DAM RELEASES WILL REACH THE BRIDGE
ON INTERSTATE 30 NEAR MALVERN WITHIN 1 TO 2 HOURS...WITH MAXIMUM
IMPACTS OCCURRING WITHIN THE NEXT 2 TO 3 HOURS. INITIAL IMPACTS
WILL REACH DONALDSON WITHIN THE NEXT 3 TO 6 HOURS...WITH THE
MAXIMUM IMPACTS OCCURRING WITHIN THE NEXT 6 TO 8 HOURS. IMPACTS
WILL REACH FRIENDSHIP IN ABOUT 10 TO 12 HOURS. LIVESTOCK AND
PROPERTY SHOULD BE MOVED OUT OF THE FLOODPLAIN. FLOODED ROADWAYS
SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO AREAS ALONG
THE OUACHITA RIVER NEAR OAK GROVE...MIDWAY...FRIENDSHIP...AND JONES
MILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A CONTROLLED RELEASE. YOU SHOULD BE ON ALERT FOR INCREASING
RELEASES FROM REMMEL DAM. THIS IS AN EVOLVING SITUATION AND UPDATES
TO THIS STATEMENT WILL BE MADE AS MORE INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. TURN AROUND DONT
DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3443 9289 3443 9287 3442 9287 3439 9285
      3435 9291 3429 9293 3422 9300 3420 9298
      3424 9293 3433 9285 3438 9282 3443 9285
      3444 9289

$$

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