Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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821 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

  Saline River At Benton affecting Saline County

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


821 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Saline River At Benton.
* from late tonight to late Sunday night...Or until the warning is
* At 7:30 PM Friday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Saturday and continue to
  rise to near 19.0 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.the river will
  fall below flood stage by Saturday late evening.
* Impacts at 18.0 feet...Minor flooding begins at 18 feet, flooding of
  low lying pastures along the west bank.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet...Pastures along west bank will flood. There
  may be some low lying county roads near the river flooding.

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

Saline River
  Benton      18  12.2 Fri 07 PM   18.7   14.3    9.2    7.9    7.0


LAT...LON 3430 9265 3445 9263 3456 9269 3458 9257
 3444 9253 3429 9255


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