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Arkansas, Marion

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:41 PM CST on February 23, 2018

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, north central Arkansas, and
western Arkansas, including the following areas, in central
Arkansas, Conway, Pope, and Yell. In north central Arkansas,
Baxter, Boone, Fulton, Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp,
stone, and Van Buren. In western Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, and
Scott.

* Through Saturday evening

* heavy rain fell across much of the northern and western portion
of Arkansas over the last several days... with 3 to locally more
than 6 inches observed. Additional heavy rainfall is expected
through Saturday. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
are forecast... with locally higher amounts possible.

* Given the recent heavy rainfall... the ground has become
saturated. As a result... the runoff potential has
increased... resulting in a high threat for flash and river
flooding through Saturday night. There have already been
numerous high water reports... including flooding of roads and
Road closures. Any more heavy rainfall may create additional
dangerous flooding situations.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:41 PM CST on February 23, 2018

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, north central Arkansas, and
western Arkansas, including the following areas, in central
Arkansas, Conway, Pope, and Yell. In north central Arkansas,
Baxter, Boone, Fulton, Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp,
stone, and Van Buren. In western Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, and
Scott.

* Through Saturday evening

* heavy rain fell across much of the northern and western portion
of Arkansas over the last several days... with 3 to locally more
than 6 inches observed. Additional heavy rainfall is expected
through Saturday. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
are forecast... with locally higher amounts possible.

* Given the recent heavy rainfall... the ground has become
saturated. As a result... the runoff potential has
increased... resulting in a high threat for flash and river
flooding through Saturday night. There have already been
numerous high water reports... including flooding of roads and
Road closures. Any more heavy rainfall may create additional
dangerous flooding situations.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
American Samoa - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
California - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory, Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Guam -
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Indiana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Winter Weather Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Montana - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Nebraska - Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New York - Areal Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
North Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Virgin Islands - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Special Statement
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Record Report

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