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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
720 PM CDT Tue Sep 29 2020

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in

  Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D affecting Bradley, Union and
  Calhoun Counties.


Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 24 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...

Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


720 PM CDT Tue Sep 29 2020

...The Flood Warning is now in effect until Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 6:30 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 79.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage late
  tomorrow morning and continue falling to around 77.0 feet by
* Impact...At 79.0 feet, Property in low lying areas needs to be
  removed. Access roads to oil and gas rigs may be flooded. Levee
  gates should be closed before the river reaches 80 feet. There is
  minor flooding at this level.


  Fld   Observed        Forecast 7 PM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day/Time   Wed   Thu   Fri  Crest  Time  Date

Ouachita River
Thatcher L&D  79.0  79.7 Tue 6 PM  78.5 77.4 77.0      Falling


LAT...LON 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
      3333 9226 3322 9212



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