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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1011 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM CDT TODAY
FOR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...EXTREME NORTHWEST
LOUISIANA AND FOR MUCH OF NORTHEAST TEXAS...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070-071-LAZ001-002-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-108>112-
124>126-136>138-149>151-310000-
/O.CON.KSHV.FF.A.0011.000000T0000Z-150531T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
CADDO-BOSSIER-MCCURTAIN-RED RIVER-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-
MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-
PANOLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...
MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...STAMPS...LEWISVILLE...BRADLEY...SHREVEPORT...
BOSSIER CITY...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
1011 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...HEMPSTEAD...
  HOWARD... LAFAYETTE...LITTLE RIVER...MILLER...NEVADA
  AND SEVIER. IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...BOSSIER AND CADDO.
  IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN. IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...
  BOWIE...CAMP...CASS...CHEROKEE...FRANKLIN...GREGG...
  HARRISON...MARION...MORRIS...PANOLA...RED RIVER...
  RUSK...SMITH...TITUS...UPSHUR AND WOOD.

* UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD
  OVER THE AREA TODAY WITH THE PASSAGE OF AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
  OF LOW PRESSURE AND ALONG AND NEAR A COLD FRONT THAT WILL BE
  SLOW TO MOVE SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS THE AREA. LOCALLY HEAVY
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
  ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS. THE SOIL REMAINS SATURATED AND THIS
  NEW RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RUNOFF INTO OUR ALREADY SWOLLEN
  LOCAL AND AREA WIDE DRAINAGE SYSTEMS.

* LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY
  OF RAPIDLY RISING BAYOUS...CREEKS AND STREAMS...WILL BE MOST
  PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING DURING HEAVY RAINFALL.

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.

&&

$$

13




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1002 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-311200-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-DE SOTO-
RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE-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-
1002 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
OVERSPREAD THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING OFF FROM
NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST LATE THIS EVENING. ANY STORMS TODAY WILL
HAVE THE CAPABILITY TO PRODUCE STRONG AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...
LARGE HAIL AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF DEEP EAST TEXAS INTO EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
LOUISIANA ON SUNDAY BUT ISOLATED ACTIVITY CANNOT BE RULED OUT
ANYWHERE ACROSS THE FOUR STATE REGION. A DRYING TREND SHOULD
COMMENCE ACROSS MOST OF THE REGION NEXT WEEK WITH ONLY VERY
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGERS...SKYWARN NETWORKS...AND AMATEUR
RADIO OPERATORS...MAY BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

13



Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
TXC183-203-315-343-347-365-401-423-301700-
/O.NEW.KSHV.FF.W.0056.150530T1405Z-150530T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
905 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  RUSK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  NORTHEASTERN NACOGDOCHES COUNTY IN EASTERN TEXAS...
  SOUTHERN MORRIS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN SMITH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  MARION COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  PANOLA COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  GREGG COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL NOON CDT

* AT 904 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
  BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LONGVIEW...MARSHALL...HENDERSON...KILGORE...WHITEHOUSE...
  CARTHAGE...WHITE OAK...GLADEWATER...HALLSVILLE...OVERTON...
  WASKOM...JEFFERSON...TROUP...TATUM...NEW LONDON...ARP...CLARKSVILLE
  CITY...BECKVILLE...ELYSIAN FIELDS AND WOODLAWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3254 9516 3256 9509 3252 9501 3259 9482
      3266 9476 3266 9470 3282 9470 3284 9467
      3284 9470 3288 9470 3288 9404 3238 9404
      3197 9436 3197 9451 3192 9451 3184 9446
      3186 9497 3188 9499 3214 9499 3214 9522

$$

06



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
822 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


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:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

&&

TXC423-499-311322-
/O.CON.KSHV.FL.W.0143.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MLAT2.1.ER.150524T2325Z.150529T0400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
822 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

The flood warning continues for
  the Sabine River Near Mineola, Texas.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 715 AM Saturday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 17.6 feet
  by Sunday morning.
* Impact...at 18.0 feet...Expect severe flooding with some barns
  facing flooding.  Preparations should be completed for moderate
  flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3278 9574 3263 9535 3257 9535 3259 9550 3273 9574

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
822 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


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:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

&&

TXC423-459-499-311321-
/O.CON.KSHV.FL.W.0145.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HAKT2.1.ER.150527T1030Z.150601T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
822 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

The flood warning continues for
  the Sabine River Near Hawkins, Texas.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 745 AM Saturday the stage was 28.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 23 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29.7 feet by
  early Tuesday morning then begin falling.

&&

LAT...LON 3263 9535 3257 9509 3253 9508 3254 9521 3257 9535

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
822 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


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:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

&&

TXC183-423-459-499-311321-
/O.CON.KSHV.FL.W.0146.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GDWT2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150603T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
822 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

The flood warning continues for
  the Sabine River Near Gladewater, Texas.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 715 AM Saturday the stage was 31.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 34.7 feet by
  Wednesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...at 36.0 feet...Expect moderate to severe flooding with some
  secondary roadways near the river to be closed. Also homes will be
  threatened with flooding and preparations should be completed for a
  major flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3257 9509 3251 9490 3245 9491 3251 9501 3253 9508

$$



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