Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
449 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM CDT SUNDAY TO 7 AM
CDT MONDAY FOR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...ALL OF EAST TEXAS...MUCH OF
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL EJECT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
FOUR STATE REGION SUNDAY...AHEAD OF AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM
OVER THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND CENTRAL PLAINS. COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF
LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL RETURN NORTH AHEAD OF THIS DISTURBANCE
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EXPECTED TO INCREASE SUNDAY MORNING OVER EAST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...AND SPREAD EAST NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
NORTH LOUISIANA SUNDAY AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS
POSSIBLE...FALLING OVER ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS FROM HEAVY
RAINFALL THAT HAS FALLEN IN THE LAST WEEK. THUS...FLASH FLOODING
IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WATCH AREA SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

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TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-232130-
/O.NEW.KSHV.FF.A.0010.150524T0900Z-150525T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-
BIENVILLE-SABINE-NATCHITOCHES-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...
SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...SPRINGHILL...HOMER...
HAYNESVILLE...MANSFIELD...STONEWALL...LOGANSPORT...COUSHATTA...
MARTIN...ARCADIA...RINGGOLD...GIBSLAND...MANY...ZWOLLE...
PLEASANT HILL...NATCHITOCHES...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
449 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...
  NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...COLUMBIA...
  HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...LAFAYETTE...LITTLE RIVER...MILLER...
  NEVADA AND SEVIER. IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...BIENVILLE...
  BOSSIER...CADDO...CLAIBORNE...DE SOTO...NATCHITOCHES...RED
  RIVER...SABINE AND WEBSTER. 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.

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY MORNING OVER EAST
  TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AND SPREAD EAST NORTHEAST ACROSS
  SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTH LOUISIANA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE FROM THE STRONGER
  STORMS...FALLING OVER ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS FROM HEAVY
  RAINFALL THAT HAS FALLEN IN THE LAST WEEK. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
  ONE TO THREE INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS...ARE
  EXPECTED...WITH THIS HEAVY RAINFALL RESULTING IN INCREASED
  RUNOFF AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

* LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY
  OF RAPIDLY RISING CREEKS...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.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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