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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
ARC113-127-242230-
/O.NEW.KLZK.FF.W.0041.150524T1923Z-150524T2230Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
223 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  POLK COUNTY IN WESTERN ARKANSAS...
  SCOTT COUNTY IN WESTERN ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT

* AT 223 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL 4 MILES NORTHWEST OF MENA.
  VERY HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER PARTS OF THE WARNED AREA IN THE
  PAST 2 HOURS WITH ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED. FLASH FLOODING IS
  LIKELY TO OCCUR. WHILE PRECIPITATION MAY TAPER OFF IN SOME AREAS
  DURING THE WARNING PERIOD...IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME FOR ANY HIGH
  WATER TO RUNOFF.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WALDRON...            MENA...
  CANEY CREEK WILDERNESS...                   WICKES...
  VANDERVOORT...        SHADY...
  QUEEN WILHELMINA STATE PARK...
  POLK COUNTY FAIRGNDS...                     OPAL...
  OLIVER...             MOUNTAIN FORK...      MORGAN SPRINGS...
  MENA INTERMOUNTAIN AIRPORT...               MCCAULEY...
  MANSFIELD...          LAKE WILHELMINA...    LAKE MENA...
  LAKE HINKLE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3493 9445 3496 9441 3497 9424 3505 9423
      3507 9425 3510 9414 3506 9414 3505 9408
      3502 9407 3502 9392 3435 9393 3435 9424
      3419 9425 3419 9446

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