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Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:47 PM CDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 02, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Cache River near Patterson.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 12:00 PM Thursday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 10.0 feet by
Monday evening. Potentially heavy rainfall is forecasted
this weekend which could push the crest higher. Please continue
to monitor latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 10.0 feet... pastureland and cropland not protected by
levees in Jackson and Woodruff counties affected. Water is deep
along the shoulders of State Highway 18 near Grubbs. Water over
portions of Woodruff County Road 775 north of State Highway 260.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun Mon Tue

Cache River
Patterson 9 9.6 Thu 12 PM 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.9 10.0




Lat... Lon 3510 9133 3522 9128 3539 9123 3538 9113
3521 9117 3508 9122




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1155 am CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 am Thursday 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 23.5 feet by
tomorrow evening. However, potentially heavy rainfall is expected
this weekend that could push the crests higher. Please monitor
latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... thousands of acres of cropland and pastures
flooded. State Highway 37 in Independence County east of Cord may
be flooded. Water rises into low lying streets in Powhatan. Ball
Park and boat ramp area in Black Rock floods.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun Mon Tue

Black River
Black Rock 14 21.7 Thu 11 am 23.3 23.2 22.4 21.8 21.4




Lat... Lon 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
3588 9110 3564 9128




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1148 am CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the White River at Newport.
* From Friday evening to late Monday night... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 11:00 am Thursday the stage was 20.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Friday and
continue to rise to near 27.0 feet on Saturday. Additional heavy
rainfall is possible this weekend. Please monitor latests forecasts
for any updates.
* Impacts at 27.0 feet... State Highway 14 between Newport and Oil
Trough and State Highway 122 to Newark affected. Possible
structural flooding along State Highway 14 in Independence County.
Bateman levee patrolling begins.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun Mon Tue

Lower White River
Newport 26 20.1 Thu 11 am 23.7 26.7 26.4 25.5 24.4




Lat... Lon 3537 9150 3550 9141 3570 9140 3564 9128
3548 9127 3534 9136




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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:28 PM CDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday evening
through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Pope,
prairie, Pulaski, Saline, white, and Yell. In eastern
Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In north central
Arkansas, Baxter, Boone, Cleburne, Fulton, Independence,
Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp, stone, and Van Buren. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas and Jefferson. In southwest
Arkansas, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, and Pike. In western
Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, Montgomery, Polk, and Scott.

* From Friday evening through Sunday evening

* several periods of rain, heavy at times, will create areas of
flash and river flooding across much of Arkansas. On Wednesday,
one to three inches of rain, with some locations receiving
higher amounts, fell across Arkansas. Friday night and over the
weekend, additional weather systems will bring rain, heavy at
times to Arkansas. An additional two to four inches of rain,
with locally higher amounts, will be possible. A few localized
areas, especially in northwest and northern Arkansas, may see
rainfall amounts in excess of seven inches. This amount of rain
will create flash flooding conditions, as well as rises on
rivers that will be significant.

* Evacuations of flood and flash flood prone areas may be needed,
and those interests along Arkansas rivers will need to monitor
this developing hazardous weather situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:00 PM CDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 2:30 AM EDT on April 28, 2017


... NWS damage survey for 04/26/2017 thunderstorm wind event in
Monroe County...

Storm damage survey teams found that the widespread wind damage
in the city of Brinkley was caused by straight line wind damage.

.Thunderstorm wind damage around Brinkley...

Peak wind e: 60-75 mph
path length /statute/: 7 miles
path width /maximum/: 1.1 miles
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/26/2017
start time: 445 PM CDT
start location: 3 miles west of Brinkley

End date: 04/26/2017
end time: 455 PM CDT
end location: 4 miles east of Brinkley

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


Cavanaugh


200 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

... NWS damage survey for 04/26/2017 thunderstorm wind event in
Monroe County...

Storm damage survey teams found that the widespread wind damage
in the city of Brinkley was caused by straight line wind damage.

.Thunderstorm wind damage around Brinkley...

Peak wind e: 60-75 mph
path length /statute/: 7 miles
path width /maximum/: 1.1 miles
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/26/2017
start time: 445 PM CDT
start location: 3 miles west of Brinkley

End date: 04/26/2017
end time: 455 PM CDT
end location: 4 miles east of Brinkley

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


Cavanaugh

123 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

... NWS damage survey for 04/26/2017 Yell and Pope County
thunderstorm wind damage...

This damage survey was coordinated with Yell and Pope County
emergency management offices.

.Yell County tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length /statute/: 0.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/26/2017
start time: 1004 am CDT
start location: 7.8 miles WSW of Dardanelle
start lat/lon: 35.1855 / -93.2909

End date: 04/26/2017
end time: 1005 am CDT
end location: 7.5 miles WSW of Dardanelle
end lat/lon: 35.1903 / -93.2841

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200mph
EF5... violent... >200mph

.Thunderstorm wind damage summary of Yell into southern Pope counties...

Peak wind e: 90 mph
path length /statute/: 9 miles
path width /maximum/: 2 miles
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/26/2017
start time: 0954 am
start location: 1 mile west of Rover

End date: 04/26/2017
end time: 1012 am CDT
end location: 1 mile southwest of Russellville

The longest continuous stretch of wind damage occurred from Rover to
Plainview... this is where the 9 mile long path and 2 mile width of
the damage comes from. There was also damage reported in the cities of
Danville, Dardanelle, and Russellville, but the swath of damage was
not as continuous as the Rover to Plainview damage. Aside from the
brief spin up tornado on slo Fork Road west of Highway 27, all of
the wind damage in Yell and southern Pope counties was determined to
have been caused by straight line winds. The strongest wind damage
estimated was 90 mph winds and was rated that high because of several
instances of large trees that were uprooted and fell onto homes in
the communities of Rover, Plainview, Danville, and Dardanelle. The
Straight line winds produced significantly more damage than the
small tornado in northern Yell County in this instance.

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of these events and publication in
NWS storm data.


Cavanaugh

123 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

... NWS damage survey for 04/26/2017 Yell and Pope County
thunderstorm wind damage...

This damage survey was coordinated with Yell and Pope County
emergency management offices.

.Yell County tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length /statute/: 0.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/26/2017
start time: 1004 am CDT
start location: 7.8 miles WSW of Dardanelle
start lat/lon: 35.1855 / -93.2909

End date: 04/26/2017
end time: 1005 am CDT
end location: 7.5 miles WSW of Dardanelle
end lat/lon: 35.1903 / -93.2841

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200mph
EF5... violent... >200mph

.Thunderstorm wind damage summary of Yell into southern Pope counties...

Peak wind e: 90 mph
path length /statute/: 9 miles
path width /maximum/: 2 miles
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/26/2017
start time: 0954 am
start location: 1 mile west of Rover

End date: 04/26/2017
end time: 1012 am CDT
end location: 1 mile southwest of Russellville

The longest continuous stretch of wind damage occurred from Rover to
Plainview... this is where the 9 mile long path and 2 mile width of
the damage comes from. There was also damage reported in the cities of
Danville, Dardanelle, and Russellville, but the swath of damage was
not as continuous as the Rover to Plainview damage. Aside from the
brief spin up tornado on slo Fork Road west of Highway 27, all of
the wind damage in Yell and southern Pope counties was determined to
have been caused by straight line winds. The strongest wind damage
estimated was 90 mph winds and was rated that high because of several
instances of large trees that were uprooted and fell onto homes in
the communities of Rover, Plainview, Danville, and Dardanelle. The
Straight line winds produced significantly more damage than the
small tornado in northern Yell County in this instance.

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of these events and publication in
NWS storm data.


Cavanaugh


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:28 PM CDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday evening
through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Pope,
prairie, Pulaski, Saline, white, and Yell. In eastern
Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In north central
Arkansas, Baxter, Boone, Cleburne, Fulton, Independence,
Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp, stone, and Van Buren. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas and Jefferson. In southwest
Arkansas, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, and Pike. In western
Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, Montgomery, Polk, and Scott.

* From Friday evening through Sunday evening

* several periods of rain, heavy at times, will create areas of
flash and river flooding across much of Arkansas. On Wednesday,
one to three inches of rain, with some locations receiving
higher amounts, fell across Arkansas. Friday night and over the
weekend, additional weather systems will bring rain, heavy at
times to Arkansas. An additional two to four inches of rain,
with locally higher amounts, will be possible. A few localized
areas, especially in northwest and northern Arkansas, may see
rainfall amounts in excess of seven inches. This amount of rain
will create flash flooding conditions, as well as rises on
rivers that will be significant.

* Evacuations of flood and flash flood prone areas may be needed,
and those interests along Arkansas rivers will need to monitor
this developing hazardous weather situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Arizona - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Record Report
Indiana - Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement , Dense Fog Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oregon - Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Rhode Island - Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Texas - Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Frost Advisory
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
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