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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:24 PM CDT on May 28, 2015

Expires 12:23 PM EDT on May 29, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 am Thursday the stage was 84.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 85.0 feet for the next
several days.
* Impacts at 85.0 feet... there may be some County roads along the
river flooded, requiring lengthy detours. River is high and swift,
boaters should be very cautious. Access to many oil and gas rigs
will be by boat only. Levee gates should be closed.


             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun Mon Tue

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 84.8 Thu 07 am 84.7 84.8 84.8 84.8 84.8




Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
3333 9226 3322 9212






Record Report

Statement as of 9:00 AM CDT on May 28, 2015


... Record monthly... Spring... and all-time monthly rainfall set at
Mena and Big Fork...

At Mena in Polk County... 19.74 inches of rain has fallen this may.
This has been the wettest may since 1990... and is the wettest may on
record. The previous wettest may was in 1990... with 18.08 inches.

May 2015 has also been the wettest month in 100 years /since August
of 1915/... and is now the wettest month ever recorded. The wettest
months at Mena are listed below...

1. May 2015 - 19.74 inches
2. Aug 1915 - 18.81 inches
3. May 1990 - 18.08 inches
4. Mar 1945 - 18.01 inches
5. Oct 1984 - 16.69 inches

For this Spring... /which is considered from March 1st-may 31st/...
34.63 inches of rain has fallen... making it the wettest Spring since
1968... and the wettest ever recorded. The previous record was 31.70
inches in 1968.

Records for Mena began in 1887.

At Big Fork 1 SSE in Polk County... 21.32 inches of rain has fallen
this may. This has been the wettest may since 1946... and is the
wettest may on record. The previous wettest may was in 1946... with
15.90 inches.

May 2015 has also been the wettest month since March of 1945... and
is now the wettest month ever recorded. The wettest months at Big
Fork are listed below...

1. May 2015 - 21.32 inches
2. Mar 1945 - 21.07 inches
3. Dec 1982 - 17.25 inches
4. Nov 1996 - 17.09 inches
5. Sep 2009 - 16.26 inches

For this Spring... 37.46 inches of rain has fallen... making it the
wettest Spring since 1968... and the wettest ever recorded. The
previous record was 36.69 inches in 1968.

Records for Big Fork began in 1944.


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