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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
806 PM CDT Mon Mar 20 2023

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...

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


Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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.


806 PM CDT Mon Mar 20 2023


* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Black River At Black Rock.

* WHEN...Until further notice.

* IMPACTS...At 14.0 feet, Minor flooding begins. Farm ground along
  east bank begins to flood.
  At 17.0 feet, Low lying cultivated land and pastures in Lawrence,
  Jackson, and Independence counties flood.

  - At 7:00 PM CDT Monday the stage was 17.0 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to slowly fall to 15.7 feet
    on Thursday (March 23), but remain above flood stage.
  - Flood stage is 14.0 feet.


           Fld   Observed        Forecast 7 PM      Crest
Location   Stg   Stg Day/Time   Tue   Wed   Thu  Crest  Time  Date

Black River
Black Rock 14.0  17.0 Mon 7 PM  16.5 16.0 15.7   **FALLING**


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



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