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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
556 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
ARKANSAS TONIGHT THROUGH MID DAY THURSDAY...

ARZ021-022-030-037>042-052-310930-
/O.CON.KLZK.FF.A.0007.140731T0000Z-140731T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GARLAND-JOHNSON-LOGAN-MONTGOMERY-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-SCOTT-YELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONEVILLE...CLARKSVILLE...DANVILLE...
DARDANELLE...FOURCHE JUNCTION...GLENWOOD...GRAVELLY...HECTOR...
HOT SPRINGS...HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE...HOUSTON...JESSIEVILLE...
MENA...MOUNT IDA...MOUNT MAGAZINE...MURFREESBORO...NORMAN...OLA...
OZONE...PARIS...PELSOR...PERRYVILLE...PINE RIDGE...RUSSELLVILLE...
WALDRON...WICKES...Y CITY
556 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND WESTERN
  ARKANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
  ARKANSAS...GARLAND...PERRY...POPE AND YELL. IN SOUTHWEST
  ARKANSAS...PIKE. IN WESTERN ARKANSAS...JOHNSON...LOGAN...
  MONTGOMERY...POLK AND SCOTT.

* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME LIKELY OVERNIGHT AND
  INTO THURSDAY MORNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED...WITH LOCALLY OVER THREE INCHES.

* PARTS OF THE WATCH AREA HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN THIS
  MONTH. WATER WILL NOT SOAK INTO THE GROUND AS READILY...AND
  THIS WILL INCREASE RUNOFF...MAKING FLASH FLOODING MORE LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$


Flood Warning


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1112 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN ARKANSAS...

  CACHE RIVER NEAR PATTERSON AFFECTING JACKSON AND WOODRUFF COUNTIES


RIVER FORECASTS ARE BASED ON CURRENT CONDITIONS AND RAINFALL
FORECASTED TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 12 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.SRH.NOAA.GOV/LZK
UNDER THE CURRENT CONDITIONS SECTION...SELECT RIVER AND LAKES AHPS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND...DONT 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 MAKING
INFORMED DECISIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.


&&

ARC067-147-310712-
/O.EXT.KLZK.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-140802T1200Z/
/PTTA4.1.ER.140728T0900Z.140730T0000Z.140801T0600Z.NO/
1112 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CACHE RIVER NEAR PATTERSON.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER HAS CRESTED NEAR CREST 8.5 FEET AND IS BEGINNING
  A SLOW FALL. THE RIVER WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THROUGH THE
  NEXT FEW DAYS.
* IMPACTS AT 8.0 FEET...LOW SWAMPY TIMBERLAND ALONG THE RIVER BEGINS
  TO FLOOD. FLOOD GATES SHOULD BE CLOSED AND EQUIPMENT MOVED OUT OF
  THE LOW GROUNDS ALONG THE RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED                  FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION     STG  STG  DAY TIME    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

CACHE RIVER
  PATTERSON    8   8.5 WED 10 AM    8.3    7.8    7.3    6.8    6.1


&&


LAT...LON 3510 9133 3522 9128 3539 9123 3538 9113
      3521 9117 3508 9122



$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1057 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-311600-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-
NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-
FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-
HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-
SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
1057 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ARKANSAS...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...EAST TEXAS AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM THE
WEST TODAY AND TONIGHT. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS
TIME. HOWEVER...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND ISOLATED FLOODING WILL
BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 30 CORRIDOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY AS A
SERIES OF UPPER TROUGHS INTERACT WITH A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARIES ACROSS THE AREA. ONE TO
THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTHEAST TEXAS.

THE FRONT SHOULD MOVE SOUTH OF THE AREA DURING THE WEEKEND...BUT
SCATTERED DAYTIME THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE SUNDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-311000-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
500 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RAIN CHANCES RETURN TO MUCH OF ARKANSAS THIS MORNING AS A STORM
SYSTEM LIFTS OUT OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND MOVES TOWARD ARKANSAS.
RAIN WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE STATE WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN
CHANCES WILL INCREASE LATE IN THE DAY AND OVERNIGHT...AND BECOME
HEAVIER. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING FOR PARTS OF WEST ARKANSAS WHERE ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN
COULD FALL...WITH SOME PLACES GETTING OVER 3 INCHES OF RAIN. AN
ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM MAY ALSO BE SEEN...BUT
WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER DOES NOT APPEAR LIKELY. RESIDENTS SHOULD
MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS ON THIS DEVELOPING WEATHER SITUATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE RAIN WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY AND MAINLY AFFECT CENTRAL AND
SOUTH SECTIONS OF THE STATE. THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING AN ADDITIONAL 1
TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE SOUTH. SLIGHT RAIN
CHANCES WILL CONTINUE IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH SECTIONS FRIDAY BEFORE
COMING TO AN END. SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY IS EXPECTED TO BE DRY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
442 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-310945-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-
ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-
WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
442 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO...CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS FORECASTED ACROSS EAST TEXAS AND
CENTRAL LOUISIANA FOR THURSDAY. ALSO...A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
THESE SYSTEMS WILL COMBINE TO INCREASE THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
ESPECIALLY FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE HEAVY
RAIN WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

THE COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DECREASE BEGINNING
SUNDAY. SCATTERED MAINLY DAYTIME THUNDERSTORMS ARE ANTICIPATED
THROUGH TUESDAY. ALTHOUGH TORRENTIAL RAIN AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING
MAY ACCOMPANY SOME STORMS...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
638 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-013-014-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-
108>112-124>126-137-138-310130-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-JACKSON-OUACHITA-MCCURTAIN-RED RIVER-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-
TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-GREGG-HARRISON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...ASHDOWN...HOPE...
PRESCOTT...TEXARKANA...LEWISVILLE...MAGNOLIA...EL DORADO...
SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...HOMER...RUSTON...
FARMERVILLE...JONESBORO...MONROE...IDABEL...CLARKSVILLE...
MT VERNON...MT PLEASANT...PITTSBURG...DAINGERFIELD...ATLANTA...
QUITMAN...GILMER...JEFFERSON...LONGVIEW...MARSHALL
638 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...
LIGHT RAIN IS MOVING ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION...MAINLY NORTH OF THE
I20 CORRIDOR. RAIN AMOUNTS WILL BE LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH IN
MOST AREAS. MOVEMENT IS TO THE EAST.

$$
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