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Flood Warning

908 PM CST Fri Jan 17 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.


908 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Black River At Black Rock.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 21.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.5 feet by
  Sunday evening. From there, the river will remain steady through
  at least Monday before slowly falling.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet...Agricultural land is flooding along both
  banks of the river in Lawrence, Independence, and Jackson counties.
  Minor flooding in Powhatan Community and Courthouse State Park.

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

Black River
  Black Rock  14  21.7 Fri 08 PM  21.9  22.3  22.5   22.5 06 PM 01/19


LAT...LON 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
 3588 9110 3564 9128


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
345 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

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345 PM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

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

.DAY ONE...This Evening and Tonight

A few thunderstorms will be possible this evening through tonight
as a cold front moves into the state. While a strong storm cannot
be ruled out...the threat for severe weather will be low.

Some breezy winds will be seen late this evening into the
overnight hours. Winds of 10 to 20 mph are expected...with gusts
over 25 mph possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday Through Thursday

A few isolated thunderstorms will be possible Saturday morning as
the cold front moves through the state. However...the threat for
severe weather will be low. Northwest winds of 10 to 20 mph will
be seen through the afternoon hours on Saturday...with gusts of 25
mph or more possible. Expect these winds to lessen by Saturday
night. Colder and calmer weather will be seen by late
Saturday...and continue into next week.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.


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