Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
636 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM CDT TUESDAY
FOR ALL OF EAST TEXAS...EXTREME SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS...AND NORTH LOUISIANA...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL EJECT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
FOUR STATE REGION TODAY...AHEAD OF AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM
OVER THE CENTRAL ROCKIES. COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF LOW LEVEL MOISTURE
WILL BE IN PLACE AS STRONG FORCING ALOFT SPREADS EAST NORTHEAST
ACROSS THE AREA...RESULTING IN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TODAY AND THIS EVENING...SOME OF WHICH WILL CONTAIN LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL. ANOTHER STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL SHIFT
NORTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT...RESULTING IN ANOTHER ROUND OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL FROM THESE TWO WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL FALL
OVER AREAS WHERE GROUNDS REMAIN SATURATED FROM HEAVY RAINFALL
WHICH FELL EARLIER THIS PAST WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN RAPID
RUNOFF...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

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SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-DE SOTO-
RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-
GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-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...
EL DORADO...SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...SPRINGHILL...
HOMER...HAYNESVILLE...RUSTON...FARMERVILLE...BERNICE...
MANSFIELD...STONEWALL...LOGANSPORT...COUSHATTA...MARTIN...
ARCADIA...RINGGOLD...GIBSLAND...JONESBORO...MONROE...MANY...
ZWOLLE...PLEASANT HILL...NATCHITOCHES...WINNFIELD...COLFAX...
MONTGOMERY...DRY PRONG...CLARKS...GRAYSON...COLUMBIA...JENA...
MIDWAY...OLLA...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
636 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS...LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
  TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ARKANSAS...
  COLUMBIA...HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...LAFAYETTE...LITTLE RIVER...
  MILLER...NEVADA...SEVIER AND UNION. IN LOUISIANA...BIENVILLE...
   BOSSIER...CADDO...CALDWELL...CLAIBORNE...DE SOTO...GRANT...
  JACKSON...LA SALLE...LINCOLN...NATCHITOCHES...OUACHITA...RED
  RIVER...SABINE...UNION...WEBSTER AND WINN. 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.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE TODAY OVER SOUTHEAST
  OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...EAST TEXAS AND NORTHWEST
  LOUISIANA...AHEAD OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE THAT WILL
  LIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS
  POSSIBLE IN 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 THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. ANOTHER
  STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATE
  MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT...RESULTING IN ANOTHER ROUND
  OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH THIS SECOND
  SYSTEM WILL RANGE FROM TWO TO IN EXCESS OF FOUR INCHES...WITH
  THE TWO DAY STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS RANGING FROM THREE TO SIX
  INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THIS WILL RESULT 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.
DO NOT CROSS MOVING WATER ON ROADWAYS...BRIDGES...AND LOW WATER
CROSSINGS.

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

&&

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