Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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1014 PM CDT Fri May 24 2019

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

  Arkansas River At Toad Suck Lock And Dam Tailwater affecting
  Faulkner and Perry Counties

River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 18 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 PM CDT Fri May 24 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Toad Suck Lock And Dam Tailwater.
* from Saturday morning until further notice...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 9:00 PM Friday the stage was 272.8 feet.
* Record flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 275.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by Saturday morning
  and continue to rise to near 283.5 feet by Thursday...May 30th.
* Impacts at 275.0 feet...Mobile homes in the Toad Suck Community on
  the right descending bank near the State Highway 60 Bridge are threatened.
* Impacts at 277.0 feet...Additional residences in Toad Suck Community
  are affected along the right descending bank near State Highway 60 Bridge.
  Extensive farmlands along the river in Perry, Conway, and Faulkner counties inundated.
* Impacts at 278.0 feet...Lollie Community affected. Additional farmlands
  in Faulkner County flooded by backwater up Palarm Creek and Tupelo Bayou.
* Impacts at 279.0 feet...More farmland in Perry County flooded from
  backwaters up the Fourche La Fave River. Also, backwater up Cadron
  Creek may close State Highway 25 west of Conway. Parking lot of the
  Lock and Dam flooded and water over lock walls.
* Impacts at 280.0 feet...Portions of the Treasure Hills Subdivision
  north of Conway may be flooded from backwaters of East Cadron Creek.
  Several roads west of Mayflower including Jones Lane, Easterwood Point,
  Sand Gap, Raney Pavillion, and Windsong Way will be inundated. Flood
  crested at 280.45 in June 2015.
* Impacts at 282.0 feet...State Highway 216 south of Perryville, State
  Highway 10 west of Perry, and State Highway 113 south of Bigalow are
  flooded from backwaters of the Fourche La Fave Fiver. State Highway 60
  west of Toad Suck closed. County roads in Mayflower area are flooded.
  Flood crested at 282.57 in January 2016.
* Impacts at 283.0 feet...Stage of 282.9 in May 1990 was highest since
  completion of the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System
  in 1969. Levees in Toad Suck community overtopped. Toad Suck store
  affected. Perry County Levee District Number One was overtopped.

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

Arkansas River
  Toad Suck  275  272.8 Fri 09 PM  275   278   281  283.5  THU  05/30


LAT...LON 3483 9247 3495 9262 3504 9261 3511 9251
 3501 9248 3492 9238



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