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Flood Warning
Issued: 7:16 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Des Arc.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 PM Saturday the stage was 28.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain steady at 28.6 feet through Sunday
morning, then begin a very slow fall.
* Impacts at 28.0 feet... many roads are likely impacted by high water
including horshoe Lake Road and Hill Lake Road north of Des Arc.

             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue crest time date

Lower White River
Des Arc 24 28.6 Sat 06 PM 28.6 28.3 28.1 steady


Lat... Lon 3466 9139 3477 9150 3500 9155 3498 9142
3482 9138 3472 9129




716 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Georgetown.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 PM Saturday the stage was 24.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 24.5 feet by
early Sunday morning, then start a very slow fall.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... State Highway 36 to Georgetown may be
flooding due to backwater up Little Red river, especially during
locally heavy rainfall or high White River stage. Levee on north
side of the Little Red river protecting The Bald knob National
wildlife Refuge, primarily cropland, may be overtopped.

             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue crest time date

Lower White River
Georgetown 21 24.4 Sat 06 PM 24.4 24.2 24.0 near crest


Lat... Lon 3500 9155 3508 9151 3514 9152 3515 9137
3506 9139 3498 9142




Wind Advisory
Issued: 11:18 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 6 am CST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 am CST Sunday.

* Event: expect strong west and northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph
overnight... with gusts of 35 to over 40 mph possible.

* Areas affected: a large portion of Arkansas.

* Timing: overnight and early Sunday morning.

* Impacts: loose outdoor items will be vulnerable to the strong
winds. Travel may become difficult and hazardous on area
roadways especially for high profile vehicles. Winds will create
rough conditions on area bodies of water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 25 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.





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