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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
431 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020

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431 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Pockets of freezing rain are expected this morning across portions
of extreme north central Arkansas and the higher terrain of the
Boston Mountains. Ice accumulations of a trace up to a tenth of an
inch will be possible. Slick spots may develop on bridges and
overpasses before temperatures begin to warm, otherwise minimal
impacts are expected. Elsewhere, a cold rain is expected

Another round of wintry weather will be possible tonight across
northern Arkansas, with mainly snow possible. Some very light
accumulations will be possible, which could create some hazardous
driving conditions.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday Through Wednesday

Some light snow may linger in northern Arkansas early Friday, with
little to no accumulation.

After dry weather on Saturday, it will be unsettled with a slow
warming trend heading into next week. Chances of rain will return
Saturday night into Sunday morning, with a slight chance of freezing
rain in the north. Rain will likely be more widespread and amounts
more appreciable on Tuesday and Wednesday. Rumbles of thunder will
be possible toward the Louisiana border.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.


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Flood Warning

724 PM CST Wed Jan 22 2020

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

  Black River At Pocahontas affecting Randolph County

  Black River At Black Rock affecting Independence...Jackson and
  Lawrence 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.


724 PM CST Wed Jan 22 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Black River At Pocahontas.
* until Sunday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday afternoon.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet...Flooding of backwater up tributaries is
  spreading into lands along the Current, Fourche, and Black rivers.
  Water is spreading towards the northern edge of the airport.


             Fld     Observed       Forecast 6 AM         Crest
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time   Thu   Fri   Sat  Crest  Time  Date

Black River
  Pocahontas  17  18.9 Wed 07 PM  17.9  17.3  16.5      FALLING


LAT...LON 3612 9115 3625 9106 3630 9095 3620 9089
 3617 9098 3610 9101


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