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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:57 AM CST Feb. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Des Arc.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Sunday the stage was 28.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 29.0 feet by
Monday morning. Additional rain is expected through the coming week,
which could impact ongoing river flooding. Please stay updated with the
latest forecast information.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet... numerous County roads and bridges inundated.
Many dollars in damages in Prairie County. Extensive farmland and
Timberland flooded. Backwater flooding of Wattensaw bayou and bayou
Des Arc. Patrolling of kitty Barnes levee on East Bank begins.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed crest time date

Lower White River
Des Arc 24 28.7 sun 09 am 29.0 29.0 28.8 29.0 06 am 02/18




Lat... Lon 3466 9139 3477 9150 3500 9155 3498 9142
3482 9138 3472 9129






957 am CST sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Georgetown.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Sunday the stage was 25.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 25.8 feet by this
afternoon. Additional rain is expected through the coming week,
which could impact ongoing river flooding. Please stay updated with the
latest forecast information.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet... backwater up Little Red river floods
bottomland near West Point and Georgetown. Numerous roads and
bridges flooded west of the river. Extensive area of cropland in
white, Woodruff, and prairie counties flooded. State Highway 36 is
probably flooded and impassable. Georgetown and Nimmo could be
isolated by floodwater. Residents should either leave or have
provisions for a prolonged stay.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed crest time date

Lower White River
Georgetown 21 25.8 sun 09 am 25.8 25.6 25.4 25.8 12 PM 02/17




Lat... Lon 3500 9155 3508 9151 3514 9152 3515 9137
3506 9139 3498 9142






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