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WGUS44 KLZK 290243  
FLWLZK  
 
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR  
943 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ARKANSAS...  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ARKANSAS...  
 
WHITE RIVER AT AUGUSTA AFFECTING 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 FORECAST. SHOULD CONDITIONS  
CHANGE...LOOK FOR RIVER FORECAST OR FLOOD WARNINGS FOR USE IN  
 

 
 
ARC145-147-291743-  
/O.CON.KLZK.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/AUGA4.3.ER.170423T2043Z.170503T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
943 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WHITE RIVER AT AUGUSTA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 9:00 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 31.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 26.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 36.0 FEET BY  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS FORECAST IS BASED OFF OF HEAVY RAINFALL  
FORECASTED UPSTREAM THIS WEEKEND. PLEASE MONITOR LATEST FORECASTS  
FOR ANY UPDATES.  
* IMPACTS AT 30.0 FEET...THOUSANDS OF ACRES OF FARM GROUND FLOODED.  
COUNTY ROADS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE RIVER ARE FLOODED, INCLUDING  
COUNTY ROAD 871 AND 899.  
* 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.  
* IMPACTS AT 34.0 FEET...WATER AROUND OR APPROACHING HOMES AND CAMPS  
ALONG THE RIVER IN WHITE AND WOODRUFF COUNTIES. FARM ROADS AND COUNTY  
ROADS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE RIVER ARE FLOODED.  
* IMPACTS AT 35.0 FEET...FLOOD WATERS ARE RISING TOWARDS LOWER LYING  
SECTIONS OF AUGUSTA, BRADFORD, AND RUSSELL. HOMES AND CAMPS ALONG  
U.S. HIGHWAY 64 AND ALONG TAYLOR BAY ARE FLOODED OR ISOLATED. FARM  
AND COUNTY ROADS ARE FLOODED IN WHITE AND WOODRUFF COUNTIES.  
* IMPACTS AT 36.0 FEET...MAJOR FLOOD LEVEL BEGINS. AREAS ALONG TAYLOR  
BAY FLOODED. SOME HOMES FLOODED AT THIS LEVEL.  
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
LOWER WHITE RIVER  
AUGUSTA 26 31.0 FRI 09 PM 31.1 31.9 32.5 34.2 35.8  
 

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

 
 
ARC117-291742-  
/O.CON.KLZK.FL.W.0016.170502T0959Z-000000T0000Z/  
/DSCA4.3.ER.170502T0959Z.170508T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
943 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MAJOR SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WHITE RIVER AT DES ARC.  
* FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING  
IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 9:00 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.5 FEET.  
* MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 30.5 FEET BY SUNDAY, MAY 7TH. THIS FORECAST IS  
BASED OFF OF HEAVY RAINFALL FORECASTED UPSTREAM THIS WEEKEND.  
PLEASE MONITOR LATEST FORECASTS FOR ANY UPDATES.  
* IMPACTS AT 21.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF FARMLANDS WITHIN THE LEVEES.  
* 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.  
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
LOWER WHITE RIVER  
DES ARC 24 19.5 FRI 09 PM 20.2 21.5 22.8 24.1 25.2  
 

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

 
 
ARC001-095-291742-  
/O.CON.KLZK.FL.W.0013.170502T0300Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CLDA4.2.ER.170502T0300Z.170509T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
943 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WHITE RIVER AT CLARENDON.  
* FROM MONDAY EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 9:00 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.6 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 26.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY AND CONTINUE TO RISE  
TO NEAR 30.5 FEET BY TUESDAY, MAY 9TH. THIS FORECAST IS BASED OFF OF  
HEAVY RAINFALL FORECASTED UPSTREAM THIS WEEKEND. PLEASE MONITOR  
LATEST FORECASTS FOR ANY UPDATES.  
* IMPACTS AT 26.0 FEET...RIVER FLOWS IN MANY SIDE CHANNELS AND CREATES  
ISLANDS BETWEEN THE RIVER AND SLOUGHS AND CREEKS. FLOODING OF  
CROPLAND AND TIMBER IS OCCURRING. PORTIONS OF THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE  
REFUGE DOWNSTREAM OF CLARENDON FLOODING.  
* IMPACTS 28.0 FEET...CLOSURE OF SPECIFIC FLOOD PRONE REGIONS AS  
DETERMINED BY ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH COMMISSION. SOME OF THIS AREA  
MAY INCLUDE THE MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA...BENSON CREEK NATURAL  
AREA WMA AND THE SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR WMA.  
* IMPACTS AT 30.0 FEET...CLARENDON STORM SEWER SHOULD BE CLOSED TO  
KEEP RIVER FROM BACKING UP OUTFLOW PIPE. EXTENSIVE FLOODING IN THE  
DELTA. MOST CROPLAND AND TIMBER IN BOTTOMS ARE FLOODED. MUCH OF THE  
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE LAND DOWNSTREAM OF CLARENDON WILL BE  
FLOODED.  
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
LOWER WHITE RIVER  
CLARENDON 26 23.6 FRI 09 PM 24.1 24.7 25.4 26.3 26.9  
 

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

 
 
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