Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1155 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

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

  Black River At Pocahontas affecting Randolph County

  Black River At Black Rock affecting Independence...Jackson and
  Lawrence Counties


River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 24 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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1155 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Black River At Pocahontas.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 19.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.5 feet by
  Monday morning. However, potentially heavy rainfall is expected
  this weekend that could push the crests higher. Please monitor
  latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet...Flooding of backwater up tributaries is
  spreading into lands along the Current, Fourche, and Black rivers.
  Water is spreading towards the northern edge of the airport.


&&


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

Black River
  Pocahontas  17  19.1 Thu 11 AM   19.5   19.9   20.2   20.5   20.3


&&


LAT...LON 3612 9115 3625 9106 3630 9095 3620 9089
 3617 9098 3610 9101



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1155 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Black River At Black Rock.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 21.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.5 feet by
  tomorrow evening. However, potentially heavy rainfall is expected
  this weekend that could push the crests higher. Please monitor
  latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet...Thousands of acres of cropland and pastures
  flooded. State Highway 37 in Independence County east of Cord may
  be flooded. Water rises into low lying streets in Powhatan. Ball
  Park and Boat Ramp Area in Black Rock floods.


&&


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

Black River
  Black Rock  14  21.7 Thu 11 AM   23.3   23.2   22.4   21.8   21.4


&&


LAT...LON 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
 3588 9110 3564 9128



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