Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1257 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...

  White River At Des Arc affecting Prairie County

  White River At Clarendon affecting Arkansas and Monroe Counties


River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 48 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.weather.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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1257 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River At Des Arc.
* from late Monday night until further notice...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 12:00 PM Friday the stage was 19.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
  to rise to near 25.2 feet by Wednesday morning. This forecast is
  based off of heavy rainfall forecasted upstream this weekend.
  Please monitor latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 21.0 feet...Minor flooding of farmlands within the levees.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet...Many acres of farmland flooded within the
  levees. Water is backing up Bayou Des Arc and Cypress Bayou.


&&


             Fld     Observed                 Forecast 6 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Lower White River
  Des Arc     24  19.3 Fri 12 PM   20.2   21.5   22.8   24.1   25.2


&&


LAT...LON 3466 9139 3477 9150 3500 9155 3498 9142
 3482 9138 3472 9129



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1257 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River At Clarendon.
* from Monday evening until further notice...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 12:00 PM Friday the stage was 23.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday and continue to rise
  to near 30.5 feet by Tuesday, May 9th. This forecast is based off of
  heavy rainfall forecasted upstream this weekend. Please monitor
  latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet...River flows in many side channels and creates
  islands between the river and sloughs and creeks. Flooding of
  cropland and timber is occurring. Portions of the National Wildlife
  Refuge downstream of Clarendon flooding.
* Impacts 28.0 feet...Closure of specific flood prone regions as
  determined by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Some of this area
  may include the Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA...Benson Creek Natural
  Area WMA and the Sheffield Nelson Dagmar WMA.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet...Clarendon storm sewer should be closed to
  keep river from backing up outflow pipe. Extensive flooding in the
  delta. Most cropland and timber in bottoms are flooded. Much of the
  National Wildlife Refuge land downstream of Clarendon will be
  flooded.


&&


             Fld     Observed                 Forecast 6 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Lower White River
  Clarendon   26  23.3 Fri 12 PM   24.1   24.7   25.4   26.3   26.9


&&


LAT...LON 3435 9119 3449 9132 3466 9139 3472 9129
 3455 9120 3442 9108



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