Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
347 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  The Ouachita River below Remmel Dam in...
  Eastern Hot Spring County in southwestern Arkansas...

* Until 945 AM CST

* At 345 AM CST, 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 345 AM CST is Thirty Thousand Four
Hundred 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, don`t
drown.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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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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