ABRFC Graphical Discussion - National Weather Service

Graphical Hydrometeorological Discussion
For Thursday, May 21, 2015

ONGOING Flooding, but low risk of additional river flooding through Friday 12z.

Mainly light precipitation occurred over a few portions of the ABRFC's area during the past 24 hours. Showers and a few thunderstorms spread across southwest Missouri, western Arkansas, southern Oklahoma, as well as southeastern Colorado.

During the next 24 hours, more light to moderate precipitation is forecasted to spread across the western half of the basin; basin average rainfall amounts near a half inch or less is expected.

River flooding is ongoing along the Red River and it tributaries in southern Oklahoma and northern Texas, also on the Arkansas River in southeast Colorado and western Arkansas.

However, based on forecast rainfall, the potential for additional flooding is low through early Friday morning.

ABRFC River Flood Summary - Updated 05/22/2015 7:46AM Central Daylight Time
Number in Flood Number in Flood and Forecasted to Reach Flood
Minor
15
Moderate
2
Major
3
Total
20
Minor
14
Moderate
6
Major
4
Total
24
Total Number of Forecast Points: 209
Percentage(%) In Flood: 9.6 Percentage(%) In Flood and Forecasted in Flood: 11.5

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