Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1013 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

  Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D affecting Bradley...Calhoun and
  Union 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...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

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/CALA4.2.ER.150226T2312Z.150320T2330Z.150509T0600Z.NO/
1013 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D.
* until Sunday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 83.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this weekend.
* Impacts at 83.0 feet...Access to oil and gas rigs and to timber is
  flooded. Calhoun County Road 131 is completely under water leading
  to old Lock 8 river access.


&&


             Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun

Ouachita River
  Thatcher L  79  83.5 Tue 07 AM   82.5   81.3   80.0   78.6   77.3


&&


LAT...LON 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
 3333 9226 3322 9212



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