Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1025 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY
THROUGH 10 AM CDT SATURDAY MORNING FOR PORTIONS OF EXTREME
NORTHEAST TEXAS...MCCURTAIN COUNTY OKLAHOMA...AND MUCH OF
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-291200-
/O.CON.KSHV.FF.A.0005.160429T1500Z-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
1025 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT FRIDAY
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.

* FROM 10 AM CDT FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED
  TO DEVELOP FRIDAY MORNING NEAR A NORTHWARD MOVING WARM FRONT
  OVER EXTREME NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...WITH
  ADDITIONAL REDEVELOPMENT EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING WITH THE PASSAGE OF AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE.
  WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF THREE TO FIVE INCHES...WITH
  ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF SIX INCHES...ARE EXPECTED
  ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. GIVEN THAT
  GROUNDS REMAIN SATURATED IN WAKE OF WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL
  THAT FELL DURING MARCH AND APRIL...THIS ADDITIONAL HEAVY
  RAINFALL COULD 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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