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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:53 AM CDT on April 29, 2016

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 10 am CDT this
morning through Saturday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Arkansas... southeast Arkansas... southwest
Arkansas and western Arkansas... including the following
areas... in central Arkansas... Garland and Grant. In southeast
Arkansas... Bradley... Cleveland and Jefferson. In southwest
Arkansas... Calhoun... Clark... Dallas... Hot Spring... Ouachita
and Pike. In western Arkansas... Montgomery... Polk and Scott.

* From 10 am CDT this morning through Saturday morning

* two to three inches of rain will be possible across much of the
watch area through tonight... with locally more than three
inches. The watch includes are south of Waldron... Hot Springs...
and Pine Bluff.

* Southern sections of the state have received well above normal
precipitation the last couple of months... and the soil cannot
hold as much water as usual. This will increase the runoff
potential... and will make flash flooding more likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. You should monitor later forecasts and be
prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Special Statement

Statement as of 1:53 PM CDT on April 29, 2016

Expires 3:45 PM EDT on April 29, 2016


... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Montgomery and
northeastern Polk counties until 245 PM CDT...

At 152 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Hartley... or 8 miles northwest of Umpire... moving northeast at 40 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Oden... Hartley... shady...
cossatot river state...
Bard Springs recreat...
Opal...
little Missouri fall...
Caney Creek wilderne...
Big Fork...
Pine Ridge... Cherry Hill in Polk ...
Shady Lake recreatio...
Roaring Branch natur...
Board Camp...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3469 9402 3468 9394 3467 9393 3467 9388
      3468 9387 3467 9380 3456 9367 3435 9397
      3436 9425
time... Mot... loc 1852z 220deg 37kt 3436 9414


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153 PM CDT Fri Apr 29 2016

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Montgomery and
northeastern Polk counties until 245 PM CDT...

At 152 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Hartley... or 8 miles northwest of Umpire... moving northeast at 40 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Oden... Hartley... shady...
cossatot river state...
Bard Springs recreat...
Opal...
little Missouri fall...
Caney Creek wilderne...
Big Fork...
Pine Ridge... Cherry Hill in Polk ...
Shady Lake recreatio...
Roaring Branch natur...
Board Camp...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3469 9402 3468 9394 3467 9393 3467 9388
      3468 9387 3467 9380 3456 9367 3435 9397
      3436 9425
time... Mot... loc 1852z 220deg 37kt 3436 9414


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