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7:57 AM CDT on May 30, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 541 ft 34.48 °N, 93.10 °W | Updated 29 minutes ago

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SPECI KHOT 301228Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM SCT004 BKN021 21/19 A3000 RMK AO2 T02060194

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UV 1 out of 12
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SPECI KHOT 301228Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM SCT004 BKN021 21/19 A3000 RMK AO2 T02060194

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Flood Warning
Statement as of 5:41 AM CDT on May 30, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Arkansas River at Dardanelle.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 4:00 am Saturday the stage was 35.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall today, but begin
rising this evening. A second crest of 38.3 feet is forecast on
Tuesday, June 2nd. Flows are well over 300,000 cfs and will remain
high through the middle of next week. Please monitor the latest
forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 36.0 feet... moderate flood conditions expected with
numerous roads and highways affected, backwater up Petit Jean river
floods State Highway 154. Carden Bottoms and Holla Bend National
Wildlife Refuge flooded.
* This flood crest will be over a foot higher than the flood crest of 37.0
feet which occurred a few weeks ago on may 12th, and with be the highest
since October of 1986.

             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Arkansas River
Dardanelle 32 35.5 Sat 04 am 35.2 35.2 37.1 38.3 36.6




Lat... Lon 3508 9278 3507 9305 3522 9321 3528 9310
3519 9303 3520 9280






Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:21 AM CDT on May 30, 2015

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central 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...
Pulaski... Saline... white and Yell. In north central
Arkansas... Baxter... Boone... Cleburne... Fulton...
Independence... Izard... Marion... Newton... Searcy... sharp...
stone and Van Buren. In southeast Arkansas... Cleveland and
Jefferson. In southwest Arkansas... Calhoun... Clark... Dallas...
Hot Spring... Ouachita and Pike. In western Arkansas...
Johnson... Logan... Montgomery... Polk and Scott.

* Through this evening

* rainfall will continue over the region today as a cold front
approaches. While rainfall amounts will be less than previous
days... any rainfall has the potential to bring flash flooding
due to the already saturated ground.

* In addition... area rivers and streams are already flooding or
near bank full. Any additional rainfall will not be able to
drain into waterways... increasing the threat for flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.