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Flood Warning
Issued: 6:53 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newport.
* Until Thursday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 PM Monday the stage was 26.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late Wednesday morning. However... additional heavy rainfall through
next week may cause this forecast to change.
* Impacts at 27.0 feet... State Highway 14 between Newport and Oil
Trough and State Highway 122 to Newark affected. Possible
structural flooding along State Highway 14 in Independence County.
Bateman levee patrolling begins.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu crest time date

Lower White River
Newport 26 26.8 Mon 06 PM 26.6 26.1 25.5 falling




Lat... Lon 3537 9150 3550 9141 3570 9140 3564 9128
3548 9127 3534 9136






650 PM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 PM Monday the stage was 22.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 22.2 feet
by Wednesday morning. However... additional heavy rainfall through
next week may cause this forecast to change.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... agricultural land is flooding along both banks of the
river in Lawrence, Independence, and Jackson counties. Minor
flooding in Powhatan community and courthouse State Park.



             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu crest time date

Black River
Black Rock 14 22.8 Mon 06 PM 22.6 22.2 21.7 falling




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