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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:29 PM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Pope,
prairie, Pulaski, Saline, white, and Yell. In eastern
Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In north central
Arkansas, Baxter, Boone, Cleburne, Fulton, Independence,
Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp, stone, and Van Buren. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas and Jefferson. In southwest
Arkansas, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, and Pike. In western
Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, Montgomery, Polk, and Scott.

* Through Sunday evening

* heavy rain has fallen over much of the northwest and north
central portions of Arkansas in the last 24 hours, with one to
three inch amounts common. Widespread showers and thunderstorms
are expected through Sunday. The storms are expected to form and
move over the same areas. This, combined with a high amount of
moisture in the atmosphere, will create a situation in which
flash flooding and river flooding will become likely.

Heavy rainfall is likely through Sunday, with additional
amounts of two to five inches expected over much of the northern
half of the state. It is possible that total rainfall amounts in
excess of six inches could occur in localized areas, and this
would primarily be in the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains.

Though not much rain has fallen over central and southern
Arkansas, storms tonight are expected to be efficient rainfall
producers, and heavy rainfall is expected in those locations as well.

* Evacuations of flood and flash flood prone areas may be
needed, and those interests along Arkansas rivers will need to
monitor this developing hazardous weather situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:29 PM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central
Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western
Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas,
Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Pope,
prairie, Pulaski, Saline, white, and Yell. In eastern
Arkansas, Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In north central
Arkansas, Baxter, Boone, Cleburne, Fulton, Independence,
Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, sharp, stone, and Van Buren. In
southeast Arkansas, Arkansas and Jefferson. In southwest
Arkansas, Clark, Dallas, Hot Spring, and Pike. In western
Arkansas, Johnson, Logan, Montgomery, Polk, and Scott.

* Through Sunday evening

* heavy rain has fallen over much of the northwest and north
central portions of Arkansas in the last 24 hours, with one to
three inch amounts common. Widespread showers and thunderstorms
are expected through Sunday. The storms are expected to form and
move over the same areas. This, combined with a high amount of
moisture in the atmosphere, will create a situation in which
flash flooding and river flooding will become likely.

Heavy rainfall is likely through Sunday, with additional
amounts of two to five inches expected over much of the northern
half of the state. It is possible that total rainfall amounts in
excess of six inches could occur in localized areas, and this
would primarily be in the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains.

Though not much rain has fallen over central and southern
Arkansas, storms tonight are expected to be efficient rainfall
producers, and heavy rainfall is expected in those locations as well.

* Evacuations of flood and flash flood prone areas may be
needed, and those interests along Arkansas rivers will need to
monitor this developing hazardous weather situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory
Arizona - Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Lakeshore Flood Warning , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Freeze Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning, High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Wyoming - Record Report , Public Information Statement

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