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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
416 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

ARZ016-024-025-031>034-039-041>047-051200-
/O.CON.KLZK.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
CLEBURNE-CONWAY-FAULKNER-GARLAND-INDEPENDENCE-JACKSON-LONOKE-
MONROE-MONTGOMERY-PERRY-PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-WHITE-WOODRUFF-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...BATESVILLE...BEEBE...BENTON...
BRINKLEY...BRYANT...CABOT...CLARENDON...CONWAY...COTTON PLANT...
DE VALLS BLUFF...DES ARC...HAZEN...HEBER SPRINGS...HOT SPRINGS...
LITTLE ROCK...LONOKE...MCCRORY...MORRILTON...MOUNT IDA...
NEWPORT...NORMAN...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...PERRYVILLE...SEARCY
416 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY
THIS MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY
THIS MORNING.

* EVENT...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO FLURRIES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN INCH OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING...THIS EVENT WILL END THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ARE ALREADY TREACHEROUS FROM HEAVY SNOW AND
  SLEET OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES ARE WELL BELOW FREEZING...AND
  ANY IMPROVEMENTS ON ROADS WILL BE SLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...SLEET...
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY
HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1030 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-051100-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
1030 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SLEET CONTINUES ACROSS CENTRAL SECTIONS OF THE STATE WITH SNOW
CONTINUING ACROSS THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST. THE SLEET HAS
TRANSITIONED TO SNOW ROUGHLY FROM A RUSSELLVILLE TO CONWAY TO SEARCY
LINE AND AND CONTINUES TO SAG SLOWLY SOUTH. MIXED RAIN AND SLEET
CONTINUES ACROSS THE SOUTH AT THIS TIME WITH A TRANSITION TO SLEET
AND THEN SOME LIGHT SNOW BEFORE ENDING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING
CONTINUES FOR ALL AREAS.

ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE
FROM 5 TO 8 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS OVER THE NORTHEAST.

ACROSS CENTRAL ARKANSAS...SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE
COMMON WITH ANOTHER 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION
POSSIBLE.

ACROSS SOUTHERN ARKANSAS...MIXED PRECIPITATION CONTINUES WITH A
CHANGEOVER TO SLEET AND THEN SNOW IN THE PRE DAWN HOURS. FREEZING
RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH REMAINS
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS. SLEET ACCUMULATIONS
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH ANOTHER HALF OF AN INCH TO TWO
INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

A GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND WILL ALSO OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT...WHICH MAY WORSEN POWER OUTAGE CONCERNS WITH ANY ICE
ACCUMULATION ON UTILITY LINES. A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS ALSO IN
EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE AREA OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CHANCES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS THURSDAY FOR
LOCATIONS SOUTHEAST OF LITTLE ROCK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE
INTO THE REGION...WITH DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF NEXT
WEEK.

THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING COLD TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION...WITH
OVERNIGHT LOWS FRIDAY MORNING IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO THE TEENS.
THERE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERAL RECORD LOWS BROKEN.

TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY WARM THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH ALL AREAS
ABOVE FREEZING SATURDAY AFTERNOON...AND WARMER TEMPERATURES
CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

$$

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Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
855 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ007-016-024-025-032>034-042>047-052>057-062>069-051100-
/O.CON.KLZK.LW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
ARKANSAS-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-DALLAS-DESHA-
DREW-FAULKNER-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-INDEPENDENCE-JACKSON-
JEFFERSON-LINCOLN-LONOKE-MONROE-OUACHITA-PIKE-PRAIRIE-PULASKI-
SALINE-SHARP-WHITE-WOODRUFF-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARKADELPHIA...ASH FLAT...AUGUSTA...
BATESVILLE...BEEBE...BENTON...BRINKLEY...BRYANT...CABOT...
CAMDEN...CAVE CITY...CLARENDON...CONWAY...COTTON PLANT...
DE VALLS BLUFF...DE WITT...DES ARC...DUMAS...FORDYCE...GLENWOOD...
GOULD...HAMPTON...HARDY...HAZEN...HEBER SPRINGS...HOT SPRINGS...
LITTLE ROCK...LONOKE...MALVERN...MCCRORY...MCGEHEE...MONTICELLO...
MURFREESBORO...NEWPORT...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...PINE BLUFF...
SEARCY...SHERIDAN...STAR CITY...STUTTGART...THORNTON...WARREN
855 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* EVENT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL AVERAGE 15 TO 25 MPH...
  WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THIS ADVISORY AFFECTS PLACES SOUTHEAST OF
  HARDY...CONWAY AND MURFREESBORO.

* IMPACTS...A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE
  ROUGH CHOP ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO
  CAPSIZING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

$$


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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
748 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...

  Black River At Black Rock affecting Independence...Jackson and
  Lawrence Counties


River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 12 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall
forecasts.

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on ourAdvanced
Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
www.srh.noaa.gov/lzk
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Remember to Turn Around...Don`t Drown
Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Everyone with property or other interest along streams and rivers
should remain alert to changing weather forecast. Should conditions
change...Look for river forecast or Flood Warnings for use in

&&

ARC063-067-075-051648-
/O.EXT.KLZK.FL.W.0010.150305T0951Z-000000T0000Z/
/BKRA4.1.ER.150305T0951Z.150306T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
748 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Black River At Black Rock.
* from late tonight until further notice...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Thursday and continue to
  rise to near 17.0 feet by Friday evening.
* Impacts at 17.0 feet... Low lying cultivated land and pastures in
  Lawrence, Jackson, and Independence counties flood.



&&


             Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Black River
  Black Rock  14  11.9 Wed 07 PM   14.5    16.8   17.0   16.7   15.9


&&


LAT...LON 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
 3588 9110 3564 9128



$$





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