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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:43 PM CDT on May 26, 2015

Expires 12:42 PM EDT on May 27, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 85.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 85.0 feet for the next few days
before starting to fall.
* Impacts at 85.0 feet... there may be some County roads along the
river flooded, requiring lengthy detours. River is high and swift,
boaters should be very cautious. Access to many oil and gas rigs
will be by boat only. Levee gates should be closed.


             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 85.2 Tue 07 PM 85.2 85.0 84.9 84.7 84.6




Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
3333 9226 3322 9212







843 PM CDT Tue may 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Camden.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 29.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 31.5 feet by
early Sunday morning.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet... State Highway 7 north of Camden floods, with
detours nearby. Portions of Sandy Beach Park will flood. Some
County roads north and east of Camden begin to flood.


             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

Ouachita River
Camden 26 29.8 Tue 07 PM 29.8 29.8 30.3 31.1 31.5




Lat... Lon 3329 9261 3344 9280 3363 9289 3367 9275
3350 9264 3338 9247






Special Statement

Statement as of 10:23 PM CDT on May 26, 2015


... Significant weather advisory for eastern Ouachita... southwestern
Drew... Calhoun and Bradley counties until 1115 PM CDT...

At 1020 PM CDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking
strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of
Norphlet to 3 miles west of Hilo to 10 miles west of West Crossett...
and moving northeast at 15 mph.

Hail up to the size of pennies and wind gusts up to 50 mph are
possible with these storms... along with heavy rain and frequent
dangerous lightning.

* Locations impacted include...
Hampton... Moro Bay...
Moro Bay State Park... Louann...
Lanark... Ingalls... Hilo...
Highland indstrl pk... Hermitage...
Harrell... Hampton Muni Arpt... Woodberry...
Vick... Tinsman... Sumpter...
Standard Umpstead... Millville... Millers Bluff...

These storms may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Torrential rain... which may flood low lying areas such as ditches and
underpasses... is also likely. Do not drive your vehicle on a flooded
roadway... turn around dont drown!

Lat... Lon 3325 9224 3327 9230 3325 9232 3328 9236
      3327 9243 3332 9248 3331 9253 3337 9257
      3337 9283 3372 9277 3364 9216 3342 9193
      3339 9197 3339 9196 3321 9207 3320 9213
      3317 9212 3315 9217
time... Mot... loc 0324z 206deg 15kt 3341 9261 3337 9232
          3321 9217



1023 PM CDT Tue may 26 2015

... Significant weather advisory for eastern Ouachita... southwestern
Drew... Calhoun and Bradley counties until 1115 PM CDT...

At 1020 PM CDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking
strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of
Norphlet to 3 miles west of Hilo to 10 miles west of West Crossett...
and moving northeast at 15 mph.

Hail up to the size of pennies and wind gusts up to 50 mph are
possible with these storms... along with heavy rain and frequent
dangerous lightning.

* Locations impacted include...
Hampton... Moro Bay...
Moro Bay State Park... Louann...
Lanark... Ingalls... Hilo...
Highland indstrl pk... Hermitage...
Harrell... Hampton Muni Arpt... Woodberry...
Vick... Tinsman... Sumpter...
Standard Umpstead... Millville... Millers Bluff...

These storms may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Torrential rain... which may flood low lying areas such as ditches and
underpasses... is also likely. Do not drive your vehicle on a flooded
roadway... turn around dont drown!

Lat... Lon 3325 9224 3327 9230 3325 9232 3328 9236
      3327 9243 3332 9248 3331 9253 3337 9257
      3337 9283 3372 9277 3364 9216 3342 9193
      3339 9197 3339 9196 3321 9207 3320 9213
      3317 9212 3315 9217
time... Mot... loc 0324z 206deg 15kt 3341 9261 3337 9232
          3321 9217


Record Report

Statement as of 4:13 AM CDT on May 26, 2015



... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Batesville Regional
Airport...

a record rainfall of 0.69 inch(es) was set at Batesville Regional
Airport yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.52 set in 2009.



... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Hot Springs Memorial Field...

a record rainfall of 1.34 inch(es) was set at Hot Springs Memorial
Field yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.96 set in 1991.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:02 PM CDT on May 26, 2015


... NWS damage survey for 05/25/15 tornado event - update 1...

.Tornado # 1...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 90-95 mph
path length /statute/: 0.4 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 25 2015
start time: 635 PM CDT
start location: 3.5 se Ola / Yell County /
start lat/lon: 34.9853 / -93.1864

End date: may 25 2015
end time: 636 PM CDT
end location: 3.1 se Ola / Yell County /
end_lat/lon: 34.9915 / -93.1853

Survey summary:

Some trees and power lines were blown down.

.Tornado # 2...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105-110 mph
path length /statute/: 1.9 miles
path width /maximum/: 250 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 25 2015
start time: 640 PM CDT
start location: 3.1 ESE Ola / Yell County /
start lat/lon: 35.0126 / -93.1729

End date: may 25 2015
end time: 644 PM CDT
end location: 3.6 ENE Ola / Yell County /
end_lat/lon: 35.0391 / -93.1635

Survey summary:

Some trees and power lines were blown down... along
with some damage to a home and out buildings. Some
Chicken houses were damage... one of which was destroyed.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200mph
EF5... violent... >200mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS storm data.


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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
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Kansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Kentucky - Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Record Report
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
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South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
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