Pocahontas, AR

2:56 PM CDT on April 29, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Northeast Pocahontas | | Change Station

Elev 317 ft 36.28 °N, 90.95 °W | Updated 1 minute ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
85.3 °F
Feels Like 93 °F
N
7.3
Wind Variable Wind from SE

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4900 ft
Few 6000 ft
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 70%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:12 AM 7:50 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KARG 291935Z AUTO 16022G28KT 10SM FEW049 FEW060 29/21 A2977 RMK AO1
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4900 ft
Few 6000 ft
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 70%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:12 AM 7:50 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KARG 291935Z AUTO 16022G28KT 10SM FEW049 FEW060 29/21 A2977 RMK AO1

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:45 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Pocahontas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 am Saturday the stage was 20.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... due to the forecasted rain, the river will continue
rising to near 25.0 feet by Thursday, may 4th.
* Impacts at 22.0 feet... moderate flood level, flooding on Fourche
river, Pettit creek, and Mill Creek. North fringe of Airport may
be flooding. High water on the Fourche river may be affecting state
highways 328 and 166. Houses along State Highway 166 may have water
near foundations. Riverfront Park is partially flooded.
* Impacts at 23.0 feet... water around homes on State Highway 166.
State Highway 166 and 328 may be flooded. Riverfront Park flooded.
Several homes, Cabins, and business at the State Highway 67 bridge
over the Current River are surrounded by water. Water getting near
pace street at the north end of Airport.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... without temporary levee, water could be
rising near homes along pace street. State Highway 166 and 328
flooded. Riverfront Park is flooded and water will be rising near
businesses on West Bank of river at U. S. Highway 67 bridge. Homes
along State Highway 166 flooded. Property on Current River at U. S.
Highway 67 bridge also flooded.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Black River
Pocahontas 17 20.7 Sat 11 am 21.7 22.8 23.5 24.0 24.8




Lat... Lon 3612 9115 3625 9106 3630 9095 3620 9089
3617 9098 3610 9101






1130 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

... Flood Warning extended until late Tuesday night... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Spring River at Imboden.
* From late tonight to late Tuesday night... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 10:45 am Saturday the stage was 8.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... due to the rain in the forecast, the river is expected to
rise above flood stage overnight and continue to rise to near 25.0 feet
by Sunday evening.
* Impacts at 23.0 feet... some County roads and bridges may be
inundated.
* Impacts at 25.0 feet... water approaching structures and populated
areas of eastern Imboden.



             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Spring River
Imboden 18 8.8 Sat 11 am 21.4 22.8 13.6 11.1 10.0




Lat... Lon 3612 9115 3616 9118 3618 9126 3625 9119
3619 9110 3610 9101




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1124 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the eleven point river near Ravenden Springs.
* From late tonight to Wednesday evening... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 10:45 am Saturday the stage was 8.3 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... due to the rain forecast, the river is expected to
rise above flood stage overnight and continue to rise to near
20.0 feet by Saturday evening.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... numerous Road closings and extensive
agricultural acreage inundated.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Eleven point river
Ravenden S 15 8.3 Sat 11 am 18.7 19.6 16.4 11.0 7.5




Lat... Lon 3612 9115 3625 9114 3635 9120 3636 9105
3626 9101 3610 9100




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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:58 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from Sunday morning through
Sunday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Arkansas and southeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in east Arkansas, Clay, Craighead,
Crittenden, cross, Greene, Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi,
Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, and St. Francis. In southeast
Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot.

* From Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected to
produce between 2 to 3 inches across the watch area, with
localized areas of up to 5 inches possible.

* Recent rainfall has saturated soils across the watch area. Any
additional heavy rainfall may result in the potential for
flash flooding and subsequent river 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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:43 PM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* winds... south winds sustained of 20 to 30 mph... with gusts to
40 mph.

* Timing... 9 am CDT Saturday morning through 7 PM CDT Saturday
evening.

* Impacts... loose outdoor items will be vulnerable in the wind.
Driving may become hazardous... especially for high profile
vehicles on west to east roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 to 39 mph are
expected... or gusts will range between 40 and 57 mph. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.