Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1204 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...HEAVY RAINFALL TO CONTINUE THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-300115-
/O.CON.KSHV.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-160430T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-MCCURTAIN-
RED RIVER-BOWIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...
MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...IDABEL...BROKEN BOW...CLARKSVILLE...BOGATA
1204 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
  NORTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST
  ARKANSAS...HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...LITTLE RIVER...MILLER...NEVADA
  AND SEVIER. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN. IN NORTHEAST
  TEXAS...BOWIE AND RED RIVER.

* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  ACROSS THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH AREA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS
  OF SIX INCHES...ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING. GIVEN THAT GROUNDS REMAIN SATURATED FROM
  ONGOING RAINS...THIS ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL HAS THE POTENTIAL
  TO ENHANCE RUNOFF AND RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING.

* IN ADDITION TO THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT...THIS HEAVY RAINFALL
  WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT RISES ON AREA RIVERS AND LAKES.

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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