Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
923 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN ARKANSAS...

  OUACHITA RIVER AT THATCHER LOCK AND DAM NEAR CALION AFFECTING
  CALHOUN...UNION AND BRADLEY COUNTIES


RIVER FORECASTS ARE BASED ON CURRENT CONDITIONS AND RAINFALL
FORECASTED TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 12 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.SRH.NOAA.GOV/LZK
UNDER THE CURRENT CONDITIONS SECTION...SELECT RIVER AND LAKES AHPS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND...DONT 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 MAKING
INFORMED DECISIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.


&&

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923 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE OUACHITA RIVER AT THATCHER LOCK AND DAM NEAR CALION.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 7:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 82.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 79.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 82.1 FEET BY
  MONDAY MORNING...THEN BEGIN TO SLOWLY FALL BY MID WEEK.
* IMPACTS AT 80.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OCCURS AT THIS LEVEL. LEVEE
  GATES SHOULD BE CLOSED TO PREVENT THE RIVER FROM BACKING INTO CALION
  LAKE. ACCESS TO OIL AND GAS RIGS AND TO TIMBER IS FLOODED. THERE IS
  WIDE COVERAGE OF FLOODING IN THE RIVER BOTTOMS.




&&


             FLD  OBSERVED                  FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION     STG  STG  DAY TIME    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI

OUACHITA RIVER
  THATCHER L  79  82.0 SUN 07 AM   82.1   81.9   81.3   80.4   80.4


&&


LAT...LON 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
      3333 9226 3322 9212



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