Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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726 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...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 12 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


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


726 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D.
* until late Sunday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:45 PM Thursday the stage was 80.3 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
  Saturday night.
* 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 6 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Ouachita River
  Thatcher L  79  80.3 Thu 07 PM   80.0   79.4   78.8   78.1   77.3


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


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