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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.


&&

ARC013-103-181724-
/O.EXT.KLZK.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-140422T0224Z/
/CAMA4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140418T1800Z.140420T2024Z.NO/
924 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
  THE OUACHITA RIVER AT CAMDEN.
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 26.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 28.5 FEET BY
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS AT 28.0 FEET...SANDY BEACH PARK AND PORTIONS OF THE RIVERWALK
  AREA OFF OF WASHINGTON STREET ARE INUNDATED.


&&


             FLD  OBSERVED                  FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION     STG  STG  DAY TIME    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

OUACHITA RIVER
  CAMDEN      26  27.9 THU 08 PM   28.3   28.2   26.7   24.5   22.2


&&


LAT...LON 3329 9261 3344 9280 3363 9289 3367 9275
      3350 9264 3338 9247



$$

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



$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
933 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

TXC037-067-343-181433-
/O.NEW.KSHV.FL.W.0014.140417T1800Z-140422T0300Z/
/NAPT2.1.ER.140417T1800Z.140419T0000Z.140420T1500Z.NO/
933 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE SULPHUR RIVER NEAR NAPLES TEXAS.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO MONDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT 715 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 23.0 FEET BY FRIDAY EVENING. THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3328 9465 3327 9457 3329 9451 3327 9451 3324 9465

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
912 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-181000-
ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK-
CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK-
LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK-
OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK-
PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK-
WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR-
908 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014


THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION...
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL EXIT THE REGION OVERNIGHT WITH SKIES
CLEARING FROM WEST TO EAST BEHIND THE FRONT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER
IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.
WEDNESDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS RETURN SATURDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT APPROACHING THE PLAINS.
WARMER TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH THE GUSTY WINDS WILL HELP TO
RAISE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS OVER PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
SATURDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUE SUNDAY INTO THE BEGINNING OF THE NEXT WORK WEEK ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AS THE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT MOVE THROUGH THE REGION. IN THE WAKE OF THE
EXITING COLD FRONT...HIGH PRESSURE AND WARMING TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST FOR THE MIDDLE PART OF NEXT WEEK. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
AGAIN INCREASE FIRE WEATHER DANGERS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
REGION.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
330 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-182030-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
330 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

PATCHY FROST IS POSSIBLE VERY LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS. LOW
TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MIDDLE 30S.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON
ACROSS CENTRAL KANSAS. VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED
SATURDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY. A FEW STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH SMALL HAIL AND
GUSTY WINDS. HOWEVER...THE RISK FOR ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER
APPEARS LOW AT THIS TIME.

A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA
WEDNESDAY. IN ADDITION...STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE
FORECAST WEDNESDAY...WHICH WILL ELEVATE THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
TO VERY HIGH TO NEAR EXTREME ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL
KANSAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT (LOWERCASE) HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

$$

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.

$$

VII


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
358 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

ARZ061-071>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>019-TXZ152-153-165>167-
181100-
NEVADA-LAFAYETTE-COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-
CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-
OUACHITA-SABINE LA-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-
SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESCOTT...LEWISVILLE...MAGNOLIA...
EL DORADO...SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...HOMER...RUSTON...
FARMERVILLE...MANSFIELD...COUSHATTA...BIENVILLE...JONESBORO...
MONROE...MANY...NATCHITOCHES...WINNFIELD...NACOGDOCHES...CENTER...
LUFKIN...SAN AUGUSTINE...HEMPHILL
358 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.NOW...
THROUGHOUT THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DRIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS PORTIONS OF DEEP EAST TEXAS...
NORTH LOUISIANA AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS. MOST RAINFALL WILL BE BRIEF
WITH LIGHT AMOUNTS...BUT A FEW STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS MAY BRING MODERATE
RAINFALL...WITH UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH POSSIBLE.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
104 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>004-006-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-
108>112-124>126-136>138-180915-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-UNION LA-
MCCURTAIN-RED RIVER-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-
UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...ASHDOWN...HOPE...
PRESCOTT...TEXARKANA...LEWISVILLE...MAGNOLIA...EL DORADO...
SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...HOMER...FARMERVILLE...
IDABEL...CLARKSVILLE...MT VERNON...MT PLEASANT...PITTSBURG...
DAINGERFIELD...ATLANTA...QUITMAN...GILMER...JEFFERSON...TYLER...
LONGVIEW...MARSHALL
104 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.NOW...
THROUGHOUT THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DRIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
TEXAS...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND ADJACENT NORTH LOUISIANA. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL BE LIGHT.

$$

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