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950 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

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

  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.


950 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

...Flood Warning extended until further notice...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 Tuesday the stage was 81.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 81.2 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impacts at 80.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs at this level. Levee
  gates should be closed to prevent the river from backing into
  Calion Lake. Access to oil and gas rigs and to timber is flooded.
  There is wide coverage of flooding in the river bottoms.


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

Ouachita River
  Thatcher L  79  81.5 Tue 09 AM  81.2  80.7  80.3  ***Falling***


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


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