Vilonia, AR (72173)

4:51 PM CDT on April 29, 2017 (GMT -0500)
McKenzie Meadows | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 319 ft 35.09 °N, 92.28 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
83.8 °F
Feels Like 92 °F
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3.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSE

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.69 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2700 ft
Heat Index 92 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 75%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:53 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
SPECI KLRF 292059Z AUTO 13006G17KT 10SM FEW027 27/23 A2969 RMK AO2 DZE58 SLP054
Pressure 29.69 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2700 ft
Heat Index 92 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 75%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:53 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
SPECI KLRF 292059Z AUTO 13006G17KT 10SM FEW027 27/23 A2969 RMK AO2 DZE58 SLP054

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 3:32 PM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Arkansas River at Toad Suck lock and dam tailwater.
* From Sunday afternoon to late Wednesday night... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 1:00 PM Saturday the stage was 268.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 275.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday evening and continue to
rise to near 276.5 feet on Monday. This forecast is based off of
heavy rainfall this weekend and Reservoir releases upstream. Please monitor
latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 275.0 feet... Mobile homes in The Toad suck community
on the right descending bank near the State Highway 60 bridge are
threatened.




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

Arkansas River
Toad Suck 275 268.6 Sat 01 PM 272.0 276.2 276.1 273.0 271.1




Lat... Lon 3483 9247 3495 9262 3504 9261 3511 9251
3501 9248 3492 9238






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:29 PM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect 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.

* Through Sunday evening

* heavy rain has fallen over much of the northwest and north
central portions of Arkansas in the last 24 hours, with one to
three inch amounts common. Widespread showers and thunderstorms
are expected through Sunday. The storms are expected to form and
move over the same areas. This, combined with a high amount of
moisture in the atmosphere, will create a situation in which
flash flooding and river flooding will become likely.

Heavy rainfall is likely through Sunday, with additional
amounts of two to five inches expected over much of the northern
half of the state. It is possible that total rainfall amounts in
excess of six inches could occur in localized areas, and this
would primarily be in the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains.

Though not much rain has fallen over central and southern
Arkansas, storms tonight are expected to be efficient rainfall
producers, and heavy rainfall is expected in those locations as well.

* 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.



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