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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 1:27 PM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 5:30 PM EDT on April 30, 2016


The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Lafayette County in southwestern Arkansas...
Miller County in southwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Caddo Parish in northwestern Louisiana...
Bossier Parish in northwestern Louisiana...
Marion County in northeastern Texas...
southeastern Bowie County in northeastern Texas...
Cass County in northeastern Texas...

* until 430 PM CDT

* at 125 PM CDT... widespread rainfall amounts of three to in excess
of six inches has fallen across the warned area since Friday
afternoon. Numerous roads are flooded and closed... and water has
entered homes throughout Lafayette County Arkansas. Flooding will
continue for several more hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Texarkana... Atlanta... Wake Village... Stamps... Lewisville... Vivian... Nash...
Blanchard... Jefferson... Linden... Benton... Queen City... Redwater... Plain
Dealing... Oil City... Sarepta... Fouke... Mooringsport... Bradley and
Hosston.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3355 9406 3353 9399 3358 9397 3355 9394
      3361 9382 3350 9377 3353 9374 3352 9373
      3344 9336 3326 9348 3298 9353 3287 9345
      3266 9345 3251 9404 3269 9404 3274 9410
      3269 9417 3269 9451 3280 9470 3286 9471


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1205 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

... Forecast flooding increased from moderate to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Big Cypress bayou at Caddo Lake.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 am Saturday the stage was 172.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 172.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 178.0 feet by
Monday early afternoon. Additional rises remain possible
thereafter.


Lat... Lon 3278 9418 3281 9400 3270 9392 3266 9404 3267 9412


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1157 am CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Black Cypress Bayou at Jefferson.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 am Saturday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.5 feet by
Monday morning then begin falling.


Lat... Lon 3297 9448 3275 9425 3275 9433 3278 9440 3289 9450


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1150 am CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

... Observed flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Sulphur river near Naples.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:15 am Saturday the stage was 30.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 32.0 feet by
Tuesday morning then begin falling.


Lat... Lon 3331 9466 3328 9456 3330 9447 3324 9462 3326 9466


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:48 AM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas... northwest Louisiana and northeast
Texas... including the following areas... in Arkansas...
Columbia... Hempstead... Howard... Lafayette... Little River...
Miller... Nevada... Sevier and Union. In northwest Louisiana...
Bossier... Caddo... Claiborne and Webster. In northeast Texas...
Bowie... Cass... Harrison... Marion and Panola.

* Through this evening

* thunderstorms containing heavy rainfall are expected to continue
to spread across the four state region today. Additional
rainfall amounts of one to three inches... with isolated higher
amounts... will be possible throughout the day... mainly across
north central and northeast Louisiana... into the lower Toledo
Bend and Sam Rayburn country of deep East Texas. Given that
grounds have become saturated from ongoing rainfall... this
additional heavy rainfall has the potential to enhance runoff
and result in flash flooding.

* In addition to the flash flooding threat... this heavy rainfall
will cause significant rises on area rivers and lakes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Local Storm Report



04/30/2016 0135 am

Hughes Springs, Cass County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Several high water rescues across the city. Families
            are being evacuated to the civic center.





04/30/2016 0240 am

6 miles SSW of Atlanta, Cass County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding reported on Hwy 43 impassable several
            locations between bivings and Kildare Junction.





04/30/2016 0153 am

Hughes Springs, Cass County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Ties off the train track going through Hughes Springs
            are washing out into the street





04/30/2016 0153 am

Hughes Springs, Cass County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Ties off the train track going through Hughes Springs
            are washing out into the street



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Alabama - Special Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
American Samoa - Flash Flood Warning
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Maine - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New York - Record Report
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Oregon - Record Report
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
South Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Record Report
Virgin Islands - Flash Flood Watch
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement

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