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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
TXC199-241-351-457-301945-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
955 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN TYLER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  HARDIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  SOUTHWESTERN NEWTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 245 PM CDT

* AT 949 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING AND STREAM GAUGES IN
  THE AREA CONTINUE TO SHOW RISING WATER LEVELS. WHILE RAINFALL
  RATES HAVE DECREASED FOR THE TIME BEING...ADDITIONAL HEAVY
  RAINFALL DEVELOPMENT IS POSSIBLE WITH UP TO TWO INCHES
  OF RAIN THROUGH 3 PM.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BEAUMONT...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...NEWTON...KIRBYVILLE...KOUNTZE...
  DEWEYVILLE...THICKET...FRED...SARATOGA...BUNA...EVADALE...CALL...WARREN...
  WILDWOOD...LAKEVIEW...ROGANVILLE...VOTAW...VILLAGE MILLS AND GIST.

THIS INCLUDES BUT NOT LIMTED TO THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND
DRAINAGES...VILLAGE CREEK... BOGGY CREEK...LITTLE CYPRESS
CREEK...CYPRESS CREEK...NICHOLS CREEK...HORSEPEN CREEK...STEEPBANK
CREEK...LONG BRANCH...DAVE MACK BRANCH...MILL CREEK...COW
BAYOU...BIG CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3049 9465 3049 9454 3055 9455 3078 9416
      3091 9367 3059 9369 3054 9374 3043 9370
      3043 9371 3039 9376 3034 9376 3029 9371
      3024 9372 3024 9412 3020 9409 3017 9412
      3019 9421 3018 9421 3012 9460 3045 9472

$$

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
625 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

ARC059-301645-
/O.CON.KLZK.FF.W.0040.000000T0000Z-160430T1645Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HOT SPRING AR-
625 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 AM CDT
SATURDAY FOR EASTERN HOT SPRING COUNTY...

AT 620 AM CDT...DAM OPERATORS REPORTED ELEVATED RELEASES AT REMMEL
DAM ON THE OUACHITA RIVER.

THIS IS A ROUTINE HIGH WATER EVENT WHICH WILL RESULT IN LOWLAND
FLOODING ALONG THE OUACHITA RIVER IN HOT SPRING COUNTY. THE
CURRENT FLOW RATE FROM REMMEL DAM AT 620 AM IS 52500 CUBIC FEET PER
SECOND. INITIAL IMPACTS FROM REMMEL DAM RELEASES WILL REACH THE BRIDGE
ON INTERSTATE 30 NEAR MALVERN WITHIN 1 TO 2 HOURS...WITH MAXIMUM
IMPACTS OCCURRING WITHIN THE NEXT 2 TO 3 HOURS. INITIAL IMPACTS
WILL REACH DONALDSON WITHIN THE NEXT 3 TO 6 HOURS...WITH THE
MAXIMUM IMPACTS OCCURRING WITHIN THE NEXT 6 TO 8 HOURS. IMPACTS
WILL REACH FRIENDSHIP IN ABOUT 10 TO 12 HOURS. LIVESTOCK AND
PROPERTY SHOULD BE MOVED OUT OF THE FLOODPLAIN. FLOODED ROADWAYS
SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO AREAS ALONG
THE OUACHITA RIVER NEAR OAK GROVE...MIDWAY...FRIENDSHIP...AND JONES
MILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A CONTROLLED RELEASE. YOU SHOULD BE ON ALERT FOR INCREASING
RELEASES FROM REMMEL DAM. THIS IS AN EVOLVING SITUATION AND UPDATES
TO THIS STATEMENT WILL BE MADE AS MORE INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. TURN AROUND DONT
DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3443 9289 3443 9287 3442 9287 3439 9285
      3435 9291 3429 9293 3422 9300 3420 9298
      3424 9293 3433 9285 3438 9282 3443 9285
      3444 9289

$$

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