Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
249 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

  Arkansas River At Little Rock affecting Pulaski County

  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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249 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Little Rock.
* from late Thursday night to late Saturday night...Or until the
  warning is cancelled.
* At  1:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday morning and
  continue to rise to near 23.2 feet Friday. The river will
  fall below flood stage by Friday evening.
* Impacts at 18.0 feet...Farmlands downstream of Little Rock are
  affected. The Bill Clark Presidential Park Wetlands are inundated.
  Portions of Burns Park, Cooks Landing, and the Arkansas River Trail
  on the North Little Rock side are inundated.
* Impacts at 21.0 feet...North Little Rock must close sewer system
  flood gates to prevent backwater flooding up sewers.
* Impacts at 23.0 feet...Bankfull stage. Rebsamen Park Golf Course,
  Murray Park, and Riverfront Park are partially flooded. Marine terminal
  and commercial facilities downstream of the Interstate 30 Bridge are
  affected.


             Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Arkansas River
  Little Roc  23  17.1 Wed 01 AM   18.5   21.9   23.2   22.8   22.2


&&


LAT...LON 3430 9213 3461 9221 3483 9247 3492 9238
 3467 9207 3434 9199



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249 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Pine Bluff.
* from this evening until further notice...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  2:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 39.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 42.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage this afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 44.3 feet by Friday afternoon.
* Impacts at 42.0 feet...Regional Park flooded with the gate at Regional
  Park Road closed. This will prevent access to the AGFC Delta Rivers
  Nature Center and Harbor Oaks public golf course. Some damage in the lowlands
  inside the levees in Pine Bluff.
* Impacts at 43.0 feet...Island Harbour Estates Road is impassible, access
  by boat only to Island Harbour homes.
* Impacts at 44.0 feet...Trulock Residential Addition upstream of U.S.
  Highway 79 Business Bridge is affected.


             Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Arkansas River
  Pine Bluff  42  39.9 Wed 02 AM   40.7   43.1   44.1   44.0   43.3


&&


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

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