Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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1014 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...

  Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D affecting Bradley...Calhoun and
  Union Counties

River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 24 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


Safety message...Remember to Turn Around...Don`t Drown
Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Everyone with property or other interest along streams and rivers
should remain alert to changing weather forecasts. Should conditions
change...Look for river forecasts or Flood Warnings for use in making
informed decisions to protect life and property.


1014 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:30 AM Saturday the stage was 84.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 84.4 feet through this
  afternoon as a very slow fall continues. With rainfall in the
  forecast for much of the upcoming
  week, heavy rainfall could slow the river`s fall or even worsen
  flooding conditions. Stay tuned for updated information in the
  coming days.
* Impacts at 83.0 feet...Access to oil and gas rigs and to timber is
  flooded. Calhoun County Road 131 is completely under water leading
  to old Lock 8 river access.
* Impacts at 85.0 feet...There may be some County roads along the
  river flooded, requiring lengthy detours. River is high and swift,
  boaters should be very cautious. Access to many oil and gas rigs
  will be by boat only. Levee gates should be closed.


             Fld     Observed       Forecast 6 AM         Crest
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time   Sun   Mon   Tue  Crest  Time  Date

Ouachita River
  Thatcher L  79  84.4 Sat 09 AM  84.2  83.8  83.4      M  M


LAT...LON 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
 3333 9226 3322 9212


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