Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1059 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL BE IN EFFECT THROUGH 1 PM CDT MONDAY
AFTERNOON FOR MUCH OF EAST AND NORTHEAST TEXAS... SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...AND NORTHWEST
AND PARTS OF NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>012-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-
108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-181200-
/O.CON.KSHV.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-150518T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-DE SOTO-
RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-
CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-
NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-
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...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
1059 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON AT
1 PM CDT...

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...CLAIBORNE...DE SOTO...LINCOLN...RED RIVER...
   UNION AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN. IN
  TEXAS...BOWIE...CAMP...CASS...CHEROKEE...FRANKLIN...GREGG...
  HARRISON...MARION...MORRIS...NACOGDOCHES...PANOLA...RED
  RIVER...RUSK...SHELBY...SMITH...TITUS...UPSHUR AND WOOD.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP
  LATER TONIGHT OVER EAST AND NORTHEAST TEXAS...SOUTHEAST
  OKLAHOMA... SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...AND SPREAD EAST INTO NORTHWEST
  AND NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  SHOULD BECOME MORE NUMEROUS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
  MORNING...DEVELOPING AND SPREADING OVER THE SAME AREAS WHERE
  GROUNDS REMAIN SATURATED FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL. RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS...ARE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF THE WATCH AREA THROUGH EARLY
  MONDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE DIMINISHING. THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
  WILL QUICKLY RUNOFF...AND RESULT IN THE THREAT FOR FLASH
  FLOODING. POTENTIAL RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO UP TO 2 INCHES PER
  HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* 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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