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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:19 PM CDT Mar. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 5:30 PM Thursday the stage was 84.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 83.7 feet
by Saturday morning.
* 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 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun crest time date

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 84.3 Thu 05 PM 83.7 83.1 82.3 M M




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





746 PM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Felsenthal lock and dam.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 5:30 PM Thursday the stage was 78.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 70.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 78.6 feet for several
days before a slow fall begins. Additional rises remain possible
thereafter.
* Impact... at 80.0 feet... flooding of low lying areas in the
Felsenthal wildlife Refuge will continue for at least another three
weeks.


Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3322 9212 3315 9210 3300 9206 3300 9210


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