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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
408 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE INTERSTATE 30
CORRIDOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-290515-
/O.NEW.KSHV.FF.A.0005.160429T1500Z-160430T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-MCCURTAIN-
RED RIVER-BOWIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...
MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...IDABEL...BROKEN BOW...CLARKSVILLE...BOGATA
408 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...
  SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...
   LITTLE RIVER...MILLER...NEVADA AND SEVIER. IN SOUTHEAST
  OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN. IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...BOWIE AND RED
  RIVER.

* FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL SET UP ALONG A STALLED FRONT EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING...AS VERY EFFICIENT RAINFALL PRODUCING THUNDERSTORMS
  DEVELOP AND MOVE OVER THE SAME AREAS REPEATEDLY. WIDESPREAD
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF THREE TO FIVE INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
  WATCH AREA...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF SIX
  INCHES POSSIBLE.

* IN ADDITION TO THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT...THIS HEAVY RAINFALL
  WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT RISES ON AREA RIVERS AND LAKES.

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.

&&

$$

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
251 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

ARZ037-040>042-052>056-062-063-066>068-290400-
/O.NEW.KLZK.FF.A.0004.160429T1500Z-160430T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SCOTT-POLK-MONTGOMERY-GARLAND-PIKE-CLARK-HOT SPRING-GRANT-
JEFFERSON-DALLAS-CLEVELAND-OUACHITA-CALHOUN-BRADLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALDRON...Y CITY...PARKS...CAUTHRON...
BLACK FORK...COVE...MENA...BIG FORK...VANDERVOORT...WICKES...
MOUNT IDA...NORMAN...PINE RIDGE...WASHITA...HOT SPRINGS...
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE...JESSIEVILLE...PEARCY...ROYAL...ANTOINE...
DELIGHT...GLENWOOD...MURFREESBORO...ARKADELPHIA...GURDON...
AMITY...OKOLONA...MALVERN...BISMARCK...DONALDSON...BONNERDALE...
ROCKPORT...GLEN ROSE...SHERIDAN...PRATTSVILLE...POYEN...LEOLA...
PINE BLUFF...HUMPHREY...REDFIELD...ALTHEIMER...FORDYCE...
PRINCETON...MANNING...SPARKMAN...KINGSLAND...RISON...MOUNT ELBA...
RYE...CAMDEN...BEARDEN...CHIDESTER...STEPHENS...HAMPTON...
THORNTON...TINSMAN...HARRELL...WARREN...HERMITAGE...MORO BAY...
BANKS...VICK
251 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS...SOUTHEAST
  ARKANSAS...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS...GARLAND AND GRANT.
  IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS...BRADLEY...CLEVELAND AND JEFFERSON. IN
  SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...CALHOUN...CLARK...DALLAS...HOT SPRING...
  OUACHITA AND PIKE. IN WESTERN ARKANSAS...MONTGOMERY...POLK AND
  SCOTT.

* FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* SOUTHERLY LOW LEVEL FLOW WILL INCREASE OVERNIGHT...AND WILL
  TRANSPORT MOISTURE TO THE REGION. ALSO...THIS STRONG FLOW WILL
  INTERACT WITH A FRONTAL BOUNDARY...AND WILL PROMOTE NUMEROUS
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF RAINFALL IS
  EXPECTED FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING IN THE
  FLASH FLOOD WATCH AREA.

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.

&&

$$

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
250 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

ARZ029-OKZ049-053-073>076-291000-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FF.A.0003.160429T1200Z-160430T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEBASTIAN-PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-LATIMER-LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SMITH...ANTLERS...CLAYTON...HUGO...
MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
250 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AND
  SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN
  WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...SEBASTIAN. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  CHOCTAW...HASKELL...LATIMER...LE FLORE...PITTSBURG AND
  PUSHMATAHA.

* FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL SPREAD INTO
  SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND PORTIONS OF WEST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS LATE
  TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. THE HEAVY RAINFALL POTENTIAL WILL
  CONTINUE FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY NIGHT BEFORE STORMS SHIFT
  EAST OF THE REGION BY SATURDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD 2 TO 4 INCH
  RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* IF THE RAINFALL AMOUNTS MATERIALIZE AS FORECAST...LOCALIZED
  FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE LIKELY. MAIN-STEM RIVER
  FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS RAPIDLY RISING WATER OR FLOODING IS
  POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
204 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>199-210>213-226-227-290315-
/O.NEW.KHGX.FF.A.0003.160429T1800Z-160501T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUSTIN-BRAZOS-BURLESON-COLORADO-FORT BEND-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-
MADISON-MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-
WASHINGTON-WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...
BRYAN...CALDWELL...COLDSPRING...COLLEGE STATION...COLUMBUS...
CONROE...CORRIGAN...CROCKETT...EAGLE LAKE...EL CAMPO...GROVETON...
HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...HUMBLE...HUNTSVILLE...KATY...
LAKE SOMERVILLE...LIVINGSTON...MADISONVILLE...MISSOURI CITY...
NAVASOTA...ONALASKA...PASADENA...PIERCE...PRAIRIE VIEW...
RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...SEALY...SHEPHERD...SUGAR LAND...
THE WOODLANDS...TOMBALL...TRINITY...WEIMAR...WHARTON...WILLIS
204 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING
 THE FOLLOWING AUSTIN...BRAZOS...BURLESON...COLORADO...FORT ...
 BEND...GRIMES...HARRIS...HOUSTON...MADISON...MONTGOMERY...
 POLK...SAN JACINTO...TRINITY...WALKER...WALLER...WASHINGTON
 AND WHARTON.

* FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* UNUSUALLY MOIST TROPICAL AIR WILL STREAM INTO THE REGION FRIDAY
  AS SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASE. AN UPPER LEVEL JETSTREAM WILL BRING
  A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES INTO THE REGION AND SHOULD HELP TO
  DEVELOP SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE
  WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE WATCH AREA THEN SHIFTING EASTWARD AND
  NORTHWARD THROUGHOUT THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE
  GROUND IS SATURATED AND ANY STORMS WITH HIGH RAIN RATES WILL
  LEAD TO RAPID RUNOFF AND FLOODING. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL THREAT
  SHOULD PEAK FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL
  RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE AFTER THAT AND THE GROUND WILL BE SATURATED
  AND STREAMS AND BAYOUS MAY ALREADY BE SWOLLEN OR FLOODING.
  WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS THROUGH THE WATCH PERIOD WILL LIKELY
  AVERAGE 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES.
  MUCH OF THESE AMOUNTS COULD COME IN ONLY A FEW HOURS OF HEAVY
  RAIN. AS WE APPROACH THE WATCH PERIOD CONFIDENCE IN TIMING AND
  LOCATION WILL LIKELY IMPROVE THE FOCUS FOR WHERE THE HEAVY RAINS
  WILL FALL.

* STREETS...BAYOUS...STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL LIKELY HAVE THE
  GREATEST IMPACTS FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL. MOTORISTS AND PERSONS
  WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD STAY ABREAST OF THE LATEST
  FORECASTS AND HAVE CONTINGENCY PLANS FOR WHEN THE HEAVY RAIN
  ARRIVES.

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.

&&

$$

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