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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:30 PM CDT on July 05, 2015

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on July 05, 2015


The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Desha County in southeast Arkansas...
Drew County in southeast Arkansas...
eastern Lincoln County in southeast Arkansas...

* until 330 PM CDT

* at 1228 PM CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists continued
to follow a small cluster of slow moving... heavy rainfall producing
thunderstorms over portions of southeast Arkansas. Two to three
inches of rain has occurred during the morning hours across the
warned area. Up to two additional inches of rain are expected. Flash
flooding is likely to occur. While precipitation may taper off in
some areas during the warning period... it will take some time for
any high water to runoff.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Rohwer... Monticello... Dumas...
Yancopin... Winchester... Watson...
Tillar... Omega... Morgan pt rec area...
Mitchellville... Mills... McGehee...
Lucca Landing... LaDelle... Kelso...
Green Hill... Gould... Back Gate...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not underestimate the power of flood waters. Only a few inches of
rapidly flowing water can quickly carry away your vehicle. Turn
around... dont drown!


Lat... Lon 3377 9100 3378 9114 3372 9114 3368 9103
      3370 9120 3360 9113 3352 9124 3357 9144
      3339 9146 3340 9197 3353 9199 3368 9177
      3404 9168 3406 9151 3399 9132 3396 9136
      3394 9115 3399 9114 3393 9101 3385 9106


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1206 PM CDT sun Jul 5 2015

... Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for northeastern Drew and
southern Desha counties until 100 PM CDT...

At 1206 PM CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists continued
to monitor very heavy rainfall affecting portions of Drew and Desha
counties. Doppler radar estimates 2 to 3 inches of rain have already
fallen over parts of the warned area flash flooding is likely to
occur. While precipitation may taper off in some areas during the
warning period... it will take some time for any high water to runoff.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Rohwer... Dumas... Yancopin...
Winchester... Watson... Tillar...
Omega... McGehee... Lucca Landing...
Kelso... Jersey Point... Arkansas City...
Yukon... Pickens... McArthur...
Masonville...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely.


Lat... Lon 3366 9111 3370 9116 3370 9120 3367 9122
      3362 9113 3358 9114 3355 9124 3356 9145
      3374 9157 3389 9155 3394 9122 3378 9106
      3378 9113 3372 9114 3371 9111 3372 9106
      3367 9103


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Flood Advisory

Statement as of 10:57 AM CDT on July 05, 2015

Expires 11:57 PM EDT on July 06, 2015


The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
the Mississippi River near Arkansas City.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 10:00 am Sunday the stage was 35.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 36.5 feet by Wednesday July
15.
* Impact... at 37.0 feet... the low Silt plain in front of Arkansas City
inside the levee system begins to flood along with widespread
bottomland flooding at Huntington Point Mississippi.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet... the Road to Donaldson Point is cut off.


              Flood observed forecast 7 am crest
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed crest time date

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City 37 35.4 sun 10 am 35.6 36.0 36.1 36.5 07 am 07/15




Lat... Lon 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
      3358 9106 3340 9105







Record Report

Statement as of 4:01 AM CDT on July 05, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Mount Ida...

a record rainfall of 1.85 inch(es) was set at Mount Ida yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 1.52 set in 1932.



Local Storm Report



07/05/2015 1115 am

McGehee, Desha County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Street flooding was reported in McGehee.





07/05/2015 1115 am

McGehee, Desha County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Street flooding was reported in McGehee.



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