Russellville, AR

3:17 PM CDT on April 28, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Skyline Weather Station | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 710 ft 35.27 °N, 93.17 °W | Updated 8 seconds ago

Overcast
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67.3 °F
Feels Like 67.3 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.69 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 700 ft
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:24 AM 7:56 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KRUE 281953Z AUTO 05003KT 8SM OVC007 20/18 A2971 RMK AO2 CIG 007V012 SLP054 T02000178 $
Pressure 29.69 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 700 ft
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:24 AM 7:56 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KRUE 281953Z AUTO 05003KT 8SM OVC007 20/18 A2971 RMK AO2 CIG 007V012 SLP054 T02000178 $

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:54 AM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Arkansas River at Dardanelle 1 NE.
* From Sunday morning to late Tuesday night... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Friday the stage was 23.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Sunday morning and
continue to rise to near 36.0 feet by early Monday morning. This
forecast is based off of heavy rainfall this weekend and
Reservoir releases upstream. Please monitor latest forecasts for
any updates.
* Impacts at 34.0 feet... approximately 2000 acres of farmland
flooded. Galla Creek wildlife management area partially flooded
and State Highway 105 along the river may be affected.
* Impacts at 35.0 feet... State Highway 155 in Yell County and County
roads inside the levee flooded. About 5000 acres of farmland flooded.
* 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.




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

Arkansas River
Dardanelle 32 23.1 Fri 10 am 21.0 29.4 35.9 26.7 22.1




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






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:54 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

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

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Sunday evening

* much of the northern half of Arkansas is forecast to receive
anywhere from 3 to 6 inches of rain beginning tonight and
lasting through Sunday morning. Elsewhere in central parts of
the state, two to four inches of rain will be possible. Locally
heavier amounts will be seen, and a few spots, especially in
north central to northwest Arkansas, may see rainfall amounts in
excess of five to seven inches. With this types of rainfall
amounts, river flooding and flash flooding will be likely.

* Evacuations of flood and flash flood prone areas may be
needed, and those interests along Arkansas rivers will need to
monitor this developing hazardous weather situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

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.