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12:29 PM CDT on May 24, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Waxing Crescent, 40% visible
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Few 600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4900 ft
Overcast 7000 ft
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 1.73 in
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UV 12.2 out of 12
Pollen .90 out of 12
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SPECI KFSM 241716Z VRB05KT 6SM -RA BR FEW006 BKN049 OVC070 19/17 A2995 RMK AO2 P0007 T01890172 $

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Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Few 600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4900 ft
Overcast 7000 ft
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 1.73 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 12.2 out of 12
Pollen .90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity No Activity
SPECI KFSM 241716Z VRB05KT 6SM -RA BR FEW006 BKN049 OVC070 19/17 A2995 RMK AO2 P0007 T01890172 $

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Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning
Statement as of 10:20 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Arkansas River at Van Buren
* until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Sunday, the stage was 21.71 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Arkansas River at Van Buren is expected to rise
above flood stage late Sunday morning and continue to rise to near
30.6 feet by early Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at 31.0 feet, extensive flooding occurs to Industrial
businesses in the floodplain around Fort Smith. Flooding occurs in
Moffett, Oklahoma. Backwater flooding occurs in the trailer Parks
near Lee Creek. Some residential subdivisions in the floodplain
around Fort Smith begin to flood. This is an extremely dangerous
and life threatening situation.


Lat... Lon 3540 9454 3531 9454 3531 9422 3539 9422 3549 9439





853 am CDT sun may 24 2015

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Benton County in northwest Arkansas...
Carroll County in northwest Arkansas...
Crawford County in northwest Arkansas...
eastern Adair County in northeast Oklahoma...
eastern Sequoyah County in east central Oklahoma...
Franklin County in west central Arkansas...
Madison County in northwest Arkansas...
northeastern Le Flore County in southeast Oklahoma...
Sebastian County in west central Arkansas...
southeastern Delaware County in northeast Oklahoma...
Washington County in northwest Arkansas...

* until 900 PM CDT Sunday

* at 847 am CDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar showed a
large area of thunderstorms moving across west central and
northwest Arkansas. Over the past 6 hours... one to three inches of
rain has fallen... with another one to three inches possible
through the afternoon hours. With the ground already
saturated... 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...
West Fork... Van Buren... Springdale...
Siloam Springs... Rogers... Prairie Grove...
Prairie Creek... Pea Ridge... Ozark...
Mulberry... Lowell... Little Flock...
Lincoln... Lavaca... Kibler...
Huntsville... Huntington... Hartford...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... highways and underpasses. Additionally...
country roads and farmlands along the banks of creeks... streams and
other low lying areas are subject to flooding.


Lat... Lon 3612 9347 3597 9345 3587 9352 3577 9351
      3576 9369 3538 9370 3540 9380 3532 9381
      3532 9390 3523 9393 3522 9402 3513 9404
      3514 9413 3507 9423 3496 9424 3493 9444
      3654 9464 3651 9461 3650 9330 3612 9329




Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 5:07 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
areas... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford... Franklin...
   Madison... Sebastian and Washington. In Oklahoma... Adair...
Cherokee... Choctaw... Craig... creek... Delaware... Haskell...
Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh... Muskogee... Nowata...
Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Osage... Ottawa... Pawnee... Pittsburg...
Pushmataha... Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa... Wagoner and
Washington.

* Through Monday morning

* showers and thunderstorms will we widespread across all of
eastern Oklahoma and west central and northwest Arkansas today.
The heavy rain will continue begin to taper off tonight.

* Additional rainfall totals of 2 to 3 inches will be common
through tonight. Local amounts during the day into the evening
hours could reach 5 or 6 inches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Life threatening flooding can develop rapidly with these rainfall
amounts... especially near area rivers and lakes. Be prepared to
heed flood warnings and act quickly.

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. Have a means of receiving any warnings issued such
as a weather radio.

If you live near... or travel across a stream... creek or river
subject to flooding... now is the time to prepare for dangerous
flooding.