Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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

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

  White River At Newport affecting Independence and Jackson Counties

  White River At Georgetown affecting Prairie...White and Woodruff
  Counties

  Little Red River At Judsonia affecting White County

  Cache River Near Patterson affecting Jackson and Woodruff 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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934 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River At Newport.
* from Saturday afternoon until further notice...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 9:00 PM Friday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday morning and continue
  to rise to near 32.0 feet by Tuesday morning. This forecast is based
  off of heavy rainfall forecasted upstream this weekend. Please monitor
  latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet...Many thousands of acres of cropland are
  inundated. Water is near State Highway 14. Many private levees are overtopped
  allowing the river to flood cropland. Water in portions of Jacksonport State
  Park that are on river side of levee.
* Impacts at 27.0 feet...State Highway 14 between Newport and Oil Trough
  and State Highway 122 to Newark affected. Possible structural flooding
  along State Highway 14 in Independence County. Bateman Levee patrolling begins.
* Impacts at 28.0 feet...Bateman Levee may be threatened with overtopping.
  State Highway 14 east of Newport at Village Creek could be flooded by
  backwater. State Highway 14 west of Newport is flooded. State Highway 69
  in Independence County may be flooded. Flooding up Village Creek extends
  to eastern portions of Newport. Extensive flooding of cropland in Jackson
  and Independence County along the White and the lower Black River. River
  crested slightly above 28 feet in December 2001 and March 2002.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet...Serious flood problems in Jackson and Independence
  counties. Flooding extends across entire White River Valley downstream of
  Newport. State Highways 14, 37, 69, and 384 in the vicinity of Newport may
  all be affected by flooding. Village Creek may be backing into portions of
  Newport.
* Impacts at 31.0 feet...Patrolling of Newport, Jacksonport, and
  Village Creek Levees begins. Homes and businesses inside levee at
  Newport flooded. State Highways 14, 37, 69, 367, and 384 may all be
  impacted by flooding with the lower lying highways closed.


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

Lower White River
  Newport     26  24.0 Fri 09 PM   24.9   27.1   30.1   32.0   31.4


&&


LAT...LON 3537 9150 3550 9141 3570 9140 3564 9128
 3548 9127 3534 9136



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934 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River At Georgetown.
* from late Sunday night until further notice...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  9:00 PM Friday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late Sunday night and
  continue to rise to near 27.0 feet by Saturday evening. This
  forecast is based off of heavy rainfall forecasted upstream
  this weekend. Please monitor latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet...State Highway 36 to Georgetown may be
  flooding due to backwater up Little Red River, especially during
  locally heavy rainfall or high White River stage. Levee on north
  side of the Little Red River protecting the Bald Knob National
  Wildlife Refuge, primarily cropland, may be overtopped.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet...Backwater up Little Red River floods
  bottomland near West Point and Georgetown. Numerous roads and bridges
  flooded west of the river. Extensive area of cropland in White,
  Woodruff, and Prairie counties flooded. State Highway 36 is probably
  flooded and impassable. Georgetown and Nimmo could be isolated by
  floodwater. Residents should either leave or have provisions for a
  prolonged stay.


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

Lower White River
  Georgetown  21  18.0 Fri 09 PM   18.7   19.6   21.3   22.3   24.0


&&


LAT...LON 3500 9155 3508 9151 3514 9152 3515 9137
 3506 9139 3498 9142



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934 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Red River At Judsonia.
* from late Saturday night to Tuesday morning...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  9:00 PM Friday the stage was 20.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 34.0 feet by Sunday early afternoon. This
  forecast is based off of heavy rainfall forecasted this weekend.
  Please monitor latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 33.0 feet...County roads along the Little Red River
  flood. Extensive flooding of the lowlands along the river. Levees
  protecting portions of the Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge may be
  overtopped.


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

Little Red River
  Judsonia    30  20.3 Fri 09 PM   21.0   31.7   27.1   26.3   27.7


&&


LAT...LON 3514 9152 3518 9158 3522 9170 3530 9164
 3523 9148 3515 9137



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934 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cache River Near Patterson.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 PM Friday the stage was 9.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.0 feet by
  early Wednesday morning. This forecast is based off of heavy
  rainfall forecasted this weekend. Please monitor latest forecasts
  for any updates.
* Impacts at 10.0 feet...Pastureland and cropland not protected
  by levees in Jackson and Woodruff counties affected. Water is deep
  along the shoulders of State Highway 18 near Grubbs. Water over
  portions of Woodruff County Road 775 north of State Highway 260.
* Impacts at 10.5 feet...Water deep over Woodruff County Road 775
  north of HWY 260, and intersection of HWY 37 and HWY 18 east of
  Grubbs. Water is encroaching on yards of homes on Pine Street in
  Patterson. Many acres of cropland, pastures, and timber flooded in
  Jackson and Woodruff counties.
* Impacts at 11.0 feet...Water near homes on Pine Street in Patterson.
  Water deep over Woodruff County Road 775. Water around camps along
  State Highways 14 and 18 in Jackson County. Many acres of cropland,
  pastures, and timberland flooded in Craighead, Jackson, and
  Woodruff counties.


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

Cache River
  Patterson    9   9.5 Fri 09 PM    9.6   10.0   10.5   10.8   11.0


&&


LAT...LON 3510 9133 3522 9128 3539 9123 3538 9113
 3521 9117 3508 9122



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