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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
323 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

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323 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest
Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

Showers and thunderstorms will be on the increase once again today
along and ahead of a strong cold front and deep upper level
disturbance. This activity will be more likely to move into our
region this afternoon before ending to our east later this
evening into the overnight hours. Some small hail cannot be ruled
out with this thunderstorm activity later today as the convection
will be accompanied with cold temperatures aloft making the hail a

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...

After a cool start to the day on Thursday, temperatures should
rebound quickly by afternoon and especially on Friday and through
the upcoming weekend. An upper level disturbance will approach our
region during the late weekend, early upcoming work week time
frame, bringing with it a chance of showers and thunderstorms
along and ahead of an associated cold front. It`s too early to
determine if severe thunderstorms will accompany the activity
Sunday into early next week but this possibility will continue to
be monitored.


Activation of emergency management personnel...amateur radio
operators...and storm spotters should not be needed through



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
743 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017


Do not drive vehicles through flooded waterways.  Use caution when
walking near flooded riverbanks.  Do not try to wade or swim in
flooded rivers and bayous.

For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website
address into your favorite web browser URL bar:


743 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

The flood warning continues for
  the Ouachita River At Felsenthal Lock and Dam.
* until Saturday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:45 PM Monday The stage was 71.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 70.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Friday morning.
* 73.0 feet...Expect minor flooding to continue in the
  Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge for at least another week.


LAT...LON 3300 9210 3311 9217 3318 9212 3307 9211 3300 9205



Flood Warning

737 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

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

  Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D affecting Bradley...Calhoun and
  Union Counties

River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 24 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


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 forecasts. Should conditions
change...Look for river forecasts or Flood Warnings for use in making
informed decisions to protect life and property.


737 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D.
* until Thursday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:45 PM Monday the stage was 80.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday afternoon.
* Impacts at 80.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs at this level. Levee
  gates should be closed to prevent the river from backing into
  Calion Lake. Access to oil and gas rigs and to timber is flooded.
  There is wide coverage of flooding in the river bottoms.

             Fld     Observed                 Forecast 6 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Ouachita River
  Thatcher L  79  80.7 Mon 07 PM   80.4   79.4   78.2   77.0   77.0


LAT...LON 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
 3333 9226 3322 9212


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