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
546 PM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EASTERN HOT SPRING COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 540 PM CDT...DAM OPERATORS CONTINUED REPORTING 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 540 PM CDT IS 31 THOUSAND CUBIC FEET
PER SECOND. THIS IS ALREADY IMPACTING THE BRIDGE ON INTERSTATE 30
NEAR MALVERN. IMPACTS WILL REACH DONALDSON WITHIN THE NEXT 1 TO 3
HOURS...WITH THE MAXIMUM IMPACTS OCCURRING WITHIN THE NEXT 4 TO 6
HOURS. LIVESTOCK AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE MOVED OUT OF THE FLOODPLAIN.
FLOODED ROADWAYS SHOULD BE AVOIDED. DURING THE EVENING...THE FLOW
RATE SHOULD DROP BELOW 30 THOUSAND CUBIC FEET...AND THE WARNING
WILL BE DISCONTINUED.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO AREAS ALONG
  THE OUACHITA RIVER NEAR OAK GROVE...MIDWAY...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 DONT
DROWN.

&&

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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