Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1035 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

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

  Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D affecting Bradley...Calhoun and
  Union 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 forecasts. Should conditions
change...Look for river forecasts or Flood Warnings for use in making
informed decisions to protect life and property.

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1035 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D.
* until Thursday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 79.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this afternoon.
* Impacts at 79.0 feet...Property in low lying areas needs to be
  removed. Access roads to oil and gas rigs may be flooded. Levee
  gates should be closed before the river reaches 80 feet. There is
  minor flooding at this level.


&&


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

Ouachita River
  Thatcher L  79  79.0 Wed 10 AM   78.3   77.1   77.0   77.0   77.0


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



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