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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
924 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN ARKANSAS...

  OUACHITA RIVER AT CAMDEN AFFECTING CALHOUN AND OUACHITA COUNTIES

  OUACHITA RIVER AT THATCHER LOCK AND DAM NEAR CALION AFFECTING
  CALHOUN...UNION AND BRADLEY 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 OUR
ADVANCED 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...DONT 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 MAKING
INFORMED DECISIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.


&&

ARC011-013-139-181724-
/O.CON.KLZK.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CALA4.1.ER.140416T1318Z.140420T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
924 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE OUACHITA RIVER AT THATCHER LOCK AND DAM NEAR CALION.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  4:15 PM THURSDAY 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 RISING TO NEAR 81.5 FEET BY
  SUNDAY EARLY 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 7AM
LOCATION     STG  STG  DAY TIME    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

OUACHITA RIVER
  THATCHER L  79  80.7 THU 04 PM   81.1   81.3   81.4   81.4   81.2


&&


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



$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1146 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-181700-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-
NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-
FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-
HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-
SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
1146 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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...

A FEW SHOWERS MAY DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA LATER THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20. HOWEVER...NO
HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE BEGINNING EARLY SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING AS A WEAK COLD FRONT AND UPPER LEVEL TROUGH SLOWLY
MOVE ACROSS THE REGION. THE BEST CHANCES FOR RAIN SHOULD BE LATE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. AN ISOLATED SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM OR TWO CANNOT BE RULED OUT LATE SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY. HOWEVER...MEAGER INSTABILITY SHOULD KEEP THE SEVERE
WEATHER THREAT LIMITED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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