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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1036 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

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

White River At Newport affecting Independence and Jackson Counties

White River At Augusta affecting White and Woodruff Counties

White River At Georgetown affecting Prairie...White and Woodruff
Counties

White River At Des Arc affecting Prairie County

White River At Clarendon affecting Arkansas and Monroe Counties


River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 48 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall
forecasts.

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
www.weather.gov/lzk
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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1036 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

...Flood Warning extended until late Monday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
The White River At Newport.
* until late Monday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 26.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 27.2 feet by
Friday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Sunday before midnight.
* 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.


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

Lower White River
Newport 26 26.7 Thu 10 AM 27.1 27.2 26.6 27.2 12 PM 02/22


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LAT...LON 3537 9150 3550 9141 3570 9140 3564 9128
3548 9127 3534 9136






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1036 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River At Augusta.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 32.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 33.0 feet through Sunday evening.
* Impacts at 32.0 feet...Thousands of acres of cropland and farm roads
are flooded in White and Woodruff counties. Water is isolating homes
and camps along the river in White and Woodruff counties.


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

Lower White River
Augusta 26 32.9 Thu 09 AM 32.9 33.0 33.0 33.0 12 AM 02/24


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LAT...LON 3514 9152 3525 9146 3537 9150 3534 9136
3521 9133 3515 9137






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1036 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River At Georgetown.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 24.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 24.8 feet
by Friday morning.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet...State Highway 36 to Georgetown may be
flooding due to backwater up Little Red River, especially during
locally heavy rainfall or high White River stage. Levee on north
side of the Little Red River protecting the Bald Knob National
Wildlife Refuge, primarily cropland, may be overtopped.


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

Lower White River
Georgetown 21 24.9 Thu 09 AM 24.8 24.6 24.6 M M


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LAT...LON 3500 9155 3508 9151 3514 9152 3515 9137
3506 9139 3498 9142






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1036 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River At Des Arc.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 28.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 28.9 through Saturday evening.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet...Many acres of farmland flooded within the
levees. Water is backing up Bayou Des Arc and Cypress Bayou.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet...Numerous county roads and bridges inundated.
Many dollars in damages in Prairie County. Extensive farmland and
timberland flooded. Backwater flooding of Wattensaw Bayou and Bayou
Des Arc. Patrolling of Kitty Barnes Levee on East Bank begins.


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

Lower White River
Des Arc 24 28.8 Thu 09 AM 28.8 28.9 28.8 M M


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LAT...LON 3466 9139 3477 9150 3500 9155 3498 9142
3482 9138 3472 9129






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1036 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The White River At Clarendon.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 30.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 31.5 feet by
Monday morning.
* Impacts at 32.0 feet...State Highway 302 north of Clarendon may be
affected. Some industrial property in Clarendon on river side of
levee may be flooded. Many access problems for recreational
properties downstream of Clarendon. Many downstream areas are
accessable by boat only. Height and duration of flooding along the
lower White River is greatly dependant on the level of the
Mississippi River in combination with the flow rate of the White
River.


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

Lower White River
Clarendon 26 30.8 Thu 10 AM 31.0 31.2 31.4 31.5 12 AM 02/25


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LAT...LON 3435 9119 3449 9132 3466 9139 3472 9129
3455 9120 3442 9108






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