Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
156 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-DALLAS-DESHA-
DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GRANT-INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-
LINCOLN-LONOKE-MONROE-OUACHITA-PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SHARP-STONE-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTHEIMER...ARKANSAS CITY...ASH FLAT...
AUGUSTA...BATESVILLE...BEARDEN...BEEBE...BRINKLEY...CABOT...
CALICO ROCK...CAMDEN...CAVE CITY...CHIDESTER...CLARENDON...
CONWAY...COTTON PLANT...DE VALLS BLUFF...DE WITT...DES ARC...
DRASCO...DUMAS...EL PASO...ENGLAND...FORDYCE...GASSVILLE...
GEORGETOWN...GILLETT...GOULD...GRADY...GREENBRIER...
GREERS FERRY...HAMPTON...HARDY...HAZEN...HEBER SPRINGS...
HERMITAGE...HORSESHOE BEND...HUMNOKE...HUMPHREY...JACKSONVILLE...
KINGSLAND...LACEY...LEOLA...LITTLE ROCK...LONOKE...
MAMMOTH SPRING...MAUMELLE...MAYFLOWER...MCCRORY...MCGEHEE...
MELBOURNE...MONTICELLO...MORO BAY...MOUNTAIN HOME...
MOUNTAIN VIEW...NEWPORT...NORFORK...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...
OIL TROUGH...OXFORD...PINE BLUFF...PLEASANT PLAINS...POYEN...
PRATTSVILLE...REDFIELD...RISON...ROHWER...ROSE BUD...SALEM...
SEARCY...SHERIDAN...SHERWOOD...STAR CITY...STEPHENS...STUTTGART...
SWIFTON...THORNTON...TUCKERMAN...VILONIA...VIOLA...WARREN...
WRIGHTSVILLE
156 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
  EASTERN ARKANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS
  AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  CENTRAL ARKANSAS...FAULKNER...GRANT...LONOKE...PRAIRIE...
  PULASKI AND WHITE. IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...JACKSON...MONROE AND
  WOODRUFF. IN NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...BAXTER...CLEBURNE...
  FULTON...INDEPENDENCE...IZARD...SHARP AND STONE. IN SOUTHEAST
  ARKANSAS...ARKANSAS...BRADLEY...CLEVELAND...DESHA...DREW...
  JEFFERSON AND LINCOLN. IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...CALHOUN...
  DALLAS AND OUACHITA.

* FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE
  FROM THE WEST ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES STATEWIDE...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...IN WESTERN ARKANSAS FROM SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. A SECOND ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN
  IS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND WILL
  PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES STATEWIDE...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS...IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS.

* THE SOIL ACROSS MUCH OF ARKANSAS REMAINS SATURATED FROM THE
  HEAVY RAINFALL THAT OCCURRED DURING THE MONTH OF MAY. MANY
  RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE STILL AT UNSEASONABLY HIGH LEVELS...
  WITH ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL ONLY INCREASING THE
  POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

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BOONE-CLARK-CONWAY-GARLAND-HOT SPRING-JOHNSON-LOGAN-MARION-
MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-
VAN BUREN-YELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMITY...ARKADELPHIA...AVILLA...
BAUXITE...BEE BRANCH...BENTON...BISMARCK...BONNERDALE...
BOONEVILLE...BRYANT...BULL SHOALS...CENTER RIDGE...CLARKSVILLE...
CLINTON...DANVILLE...DARDANELLE...DEER...DONALDSON...
FAIRFIELD BAY...FLIPPIN...FOURCHE JUNCTION...GLENWOOD...
GRAVELLY...GURDON...HARRISON...HASKELL...HECTOR...HOT SPRINGS...
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE...HOUSTON...JASPER...JESSIEVILLE...
LEAD HILL...LESLIE...MALVERN...MARSHALL...MENA...MORRILTON...
MOUNT IDA...MOUNT MAGAZINE...MURFREESBORO...NORMAN...OKOLONA...
OLA...OMAHA...OZONE...PARIS...PARON...PELSOR...PERRYVILLE...
PINE RIDGE...RUSSELLVILLE...SUMMIT...WALDRON...WESTERN GROVE...
WICKES...Y CITY...YELLVILLE
156 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
  SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS...CONWAY...GARLAND...
  PERRY...POPE...SALINE AND YELL. IN NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
  BOONE...MARION...NEWTON...SEARCY AND VAN BUREN. IN SOUTHWEST
  ARKANSAS...CLARK...HOT SPRING AND PIKE. IN WESTERN ARKANSAS...
  JOHNSON...LOGAN...MONTGOMERY...POLK AND SCOTT.

* FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE
  FROM THE WEST ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES STATEWIDE...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...IN WESTERN ARKANSAS FROM SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. A SECOND ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN
  IS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND WILL
  PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES STATEWIDE...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS...IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS.

* THE SOIL ACROSS MUCH OF ARKANSAS REMAINS SATURATED FROM THE
  HEAVY RAINFALL THAT OCCURRED DURING THE MONTH OF MAY. MANY
  RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE STILL AT UNSEASONABLY HIGH LEVELS...
  WITH ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL ONLY INCREASING THE
  POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

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