Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
511 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT TUESDAY
FOR ALL OF EAST TEXAS...EXTREME SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST
AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...AND NORTH WEST AND NORTH CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...

.A WEAK DISTURBANCE ALOFT WILL SPREAD OVER THE FOUR STATE REGION
TONIGHT AND PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTRMS. RAINFALL FROM THESE STORMS WILL FALL ON ALREADY
SATURATED SOILS FROM RECENT RAINS AND PRODUCE A THREAT FOR
RAPID WATER RUNOFF AND POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODING. THERE WILL BE A
BREAK FOR LATE TONIGHT FROM THE RAINFALL...BUT LATER INTO THE DAY
MONDAY ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BE MOVING INTO THE
FOUR STATE REGION. THIS SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WITH ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL FOR MONDAY AND
OVERNIGHT...THAT CAN PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
TWO TO FOUR INCHES WILL POSSIBLE WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS INTO
EARLY TUESDAY. DAY.

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SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-DE SOTO-
RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-
GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-
MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-
PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-SAN AUGUSTINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...
MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...STAMPS...LEWISVILLE...BRADLEY...MAGNOLIA...
EL DORADO...SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...SPRINGHILL...
HOMER...HAYNESVILLE...RUSTON...FARMERVILLE...BERNICE...
MANSFIELD...STONEWALL...LOGANSPORT...COUSHATTA...MARTIN...
ARCADIA...RINGGOLD...GIBSLAND...JONESBORO...MONROE...MANY...
ZWOLLE...PLEASANT HILL...NATCHITOCHES...WINNFIELD...COLFAX...
MONTGOMERY...DRY PRONG...CLARKS...GRAYSON...COLUMBIA...JENA...
MIDWAY...OLLA...IDABEL...BROKEN BOW...CLARKSVILLE...BOGATA...
MOUNT VERNON...MOUNT PLEASANT...PITTSBURG...DAINGERFIELD...
LONE STAR...NAPLES...OMAHA...ATLANTA...LINDEN...HUGHES SPRINGS...
QUEEN CITY...MINEOLA...WINNSBORO...QUITMAN...HAWKINS...GILMER...
BIG SANDY...JEFFERSON...TYLER...LONGVIEW...MARSHALL...
JACKSONVILLE...RUSK...HENDERSON...CARTHAGE...NACOGDOCHES...
CENTER...LUFKIN...SAN AUGUSTINE...HEMPHILL...PINELAND
511 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS...LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
  TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ARKANSAS...
  COLUMBIA...HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...LAFAYETTE...LITTLE RIVER...
  MILLER...NEVADA...SEVIER AND UNION. IN LOUISIANA...BIENVILLE...
   BOSSIER...CADDO...CALDWELL...CLAIBORNE...DE SOTO...GRANT...
  JACKSON...LA SALLE...LINCOLN...NATCHITOCHES...OUACHITA...RED
  RIVER...SABINE...UNION...WEBSTER AND WINN. IN SOUTHEAST
  OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN. IN TEXAS...ANGELINA...BOWIE...CAMP...
  CASS...CHEROKEE...FRANKLIN...GREGG...HARRISON...MARION...
  MORRIS...NACOGDOCHES...PANOLA...RED RIVER...RUSK...SABINE...
  SAN AUGUSTINE...SHELBY...SMITH...TITUS...UPSHUR AND WOOD.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA OVERNIGHT
  ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...EAST TEXAS AND
  NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE
  HALF TO ONE INCH WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE
  OVERNIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE
  THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT...
  RESULTING IN ANOTHER ROUND OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS WITH THIS SECOND SYSTEM WILL RANGE FROM TWO TO IN EXCESS
  OF FOUR INCHES...WITH THE TWO DAY STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS RANGING
  FROM THREE TO FIVE INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THIS
  WILL RESULT IN INCREASED RUNOFF AND FLASH FLOODING.AL FOR FLASH
  FLOODING.

* LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY
  OF RAPIDLY RISING CREEKS AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL...WILL BE
  MOST PRONE TO 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.
DO NOT CROSS MOVING WATER ON ROADWAYS...BRIDGES...AND AT LOW
WATER CROSSINGS. ROAD SURFACES AND CULVERTS CAN BE WASHED OUT.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES ATTEMPTING TO CROSS IN HIGH WATER.

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