Walnut Ridge, AR

8:45 PM CDT on April 28, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Walnut Ridge Regional | | Change Station

Elev 272 ft 36.13 °N, 90.92 °W | Updated 10 minutes ago

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72 °F
Feels Like 72 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NNE

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Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 83%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:13 AM 7:48 PM
Waxing Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KARG 290135Z AUTO 02004KT 8SM CLR 22/19 A2976 RMK AO1
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 83%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:13 AM 7:48 PM
Waxing Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KARG 290135Z AUTO 02004KT 8SM CLR 22/19 A2976 RMK AO1

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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:37 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Spring River at Imboden.
* From Saturday evening to Tuesday evening... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 11:45 am Friday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday evening and continue
to rise to near 25.0 feet by Sunday afternoon. This forecast is
based off of heavy rainfall forecasted this weekend. Please monitor
latest forecasts for any updates.
* 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 Sat sun Mon Tue Wed

Spring River
Imboden 18 12.9 Fri 12 PM 13.7 24.1 22.0 14.5 12.9




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




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1234 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 12:00 PM Friday the stage was 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 27.0 feet by
Monday morning. This forecast is based off of heavy rainfall
forecasted this weekend. Please monitor latest forecasts for any
updates.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... thousands of acres of cropland and pastures
flooded. State Highway 37 in Independence County east of Cord may
be flooded. Water rises into low lying streets in Powhatan. Ball Park
and boat ramp area in Black Rock floods.
* Impacts at 25.0 feet... State Highway 37 will probably flood on west
side of Black River. State Highway 25 south of Black Rock and State
Highway 69 near Jacksonport may be partially flooded. Water will be
in portions of Powhatan State Park. Extensive cropland flooding,
flooding classified as moderate.
* Impacts at 28.0 feet... major flooding occurring at or above 28 feet.
Portions of Black Rock and Powhatan courthouse State Park floods.
Jacksonport State Park Riverside of levee floods. State highways
25, 37, and 69 will flood. 40 thousand acres of cropland flooded in
Lawrence, Jackson, and Independence counties. Flood crests at Black
Rock, 28.6 feet in April 2008, 29.7 feet in March 2008, and 30.45
feet in April 2011.




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

Black River
Black Rock 14 23.0 Fri 12 PM 22.6 25.0 27.0 26.5 26.2




Lat... Lon 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
3588 9110 3564 9128




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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:08 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Arkansas, southeast Missouri, and west
Tennessee, 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. In west Tennessee,
Dyer, Lake, and Obion.

* From Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening

* 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.



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Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:55 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 9 am to 7 PM CDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 am to 7 PM CDT Saturday.

* 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.



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