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Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:17 PM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 8:15 PM EDT on May 01, 2017


... This is a dangerous and life threatening situation...

the Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Chewey.
* From Saturday afternoon to late Monday night, or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 1:15 PM Friday, the stage was 7.05 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Illinois River at Chewey is expected to rise above
flood stage early Saturday afternoon and continue to rise to near
26.0 feet by early Sunday afternoon. The river is expected to fall
below flood stage late Monday evening. This forecast is based on a
heavy rain forecast for the next 48 hours. Crest height and timing
may change as this event unfolds. Continue to closely monitor updates
to this warning.
* Impact... at 26.0 feet, very severe flooding occurs from near
fidler's Bend to near Hanging Rock. Highway 10 near Hanging Rock is
impassible. Numerous roads near the river will be inaccessible and
water impacts Chewey Road east of Chewey bridge. Some areas may be
isolated for an extended duration. Many Cabins in the fidler's Bend
area are severely flooded. This is an extremely dangerous and life
threatening situation. Take action now to prepare for this flood.


Lat... Lon 3619 9472 3611 9471 3606 9481 3612 9487




217 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

... This is a dangerous and life threatening situation...

the Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River near Watts.
* From Saturday afternoon to Monday evening, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 1:00 PM Friday, the stage was 7.30 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Illinois River near Watts is expected to rise above
flood stage early Saturday afternoon and continue to rise to near
25.5 feet by Sunday morning. The river is expected to fall below
flood stage early Monday afternoon. This forecast is based on a
heavy rain forecast for the next 48 hours. Crest height and timing
may change as this event unfolds. Continue to closely monitor updates
to this warning.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet, very severe flooding occurs from the Arkansas
border to fidler's Bend. Severe flooding of the River Valley
raceway, including the permanent building, occurs. Many Cabins in
the fidler's Bend area are severely flooded. This is an extremely
dangerous and life threatening situation. Take action now to prepare
for this flood.


Lat... Lon 3619 9474 3615 9453 3607 9453 3611 9472




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:36 PM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
counties... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford...
Franklin... Madison... Sebastian and Washington AR. In
Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Choctaw... Craig... creek...
Delaware... Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh...
Muskogee... Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Ottawa... Pittsburg...
Pushmataha... Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa and Wagoner.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Sunday morning

* a potent upper level storm system will move into the area
Friday with strong to severe thunderstorms developing by early
evening across portions of eastern Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas. Thunderstorms will continue Friday night through
Saturday evening with locally heavy rainfall as a frontal
boundary slowly pushes southeast. 4 to 6 inches of rainfall
are expected across southeast Oklahoma into northwest
Arkansas with locally higher amounts approaching 8 to 10
inches.

* The heavy rainfall will likely lead to widespread and
potentially life threatening flash flooding. Several rivers
will likely go into moderate to major flood including the
Illinois River and Lee Creek at Van Buren. Beaver Lake Dam in
northwest Arkansas could begin to release water which would
impact areas downstream.

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 rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:36 PM CDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
counties... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford...
Franklin... Madison... Sebastian and Washington AR. In
Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Choctaw... Craig... creek...
Delaware... Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh...
Muskogee... Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Ottawa... Pittsburg...
Pushmataha... Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa and Wagoner.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Sunday morning

* a potent upper level storm system will move into the area
Friday with strong to severe thunderstorms developing by early
evening across portions of eastern Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas. Thunderstorms will continue Friday night through
Saturday evening with locally heavy rainfall as a frontal
boundary slowly pushes southeast. 4 to 6 inches of rainfall
are expected across southeast Oklahoma into northwest
Arkansas with locally higher amounts approaching 8 to 10
inches.

* The heavy rainfall will likely lead to widespread and
potentially life threatening flash flooding. Several rivers
will likely go into moderate to major flood including the
Illinois River and Lee Creek at Van Buren. Beaver Lake Dam in
northwest Arkansas could begin to release water which would
impact areas downstream.

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 rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement
Michigan - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Minnesota - Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Hard Freeze Warning
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement

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