Independence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 8:49 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newport.
* From late Sunday night to Friday evening... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 23.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Monday morning and
continue to rise to near 27.0 feet by Tuesday morning.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet... many thousands of acres of cropland are
inundated. Water is near State Highway 14. Many private levees are
overtopped allowing the river to flood cropland. Water in portions
of Jacksonport State Park that are on river side of levee.
* Impacts at 27.0 feet... State Highway 14 between Newport and Oil
Trough and State Highway 122 to Newark affected. Possible
structural flooding along State Highway 14 in Independence County.
Bateman levee patrolling begins.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue crest time date

Lower White River
Newport 26 23.4 Sat 08 PM 23.8 26.5 27.0 27.0 06 am 02/27




Lat... Lon 3537 9150 3550 9141 3570 9140 3564 9128
3548 9127 3534 9136






807 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Batesville.
* From Sunday evening to late Monday night... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
Sunday evening.
* Impacts at 15.0 feet... there will be minor flooding of agricutural
land along the river. A 15 foot stage at the bridge is equivalent
to 23 foot flood stage at lock one tailwater staff gage.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue crest time date

Upper White River
Batesville 15 12.5 Sat 07 PM 14.4 14.8 11.9 15.0 06 PM 02/25




Lat... Lon 3558 9141 3568 9164 3570 9178 3580 9174
3576 9151 3564 9128




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753 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 19.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.5 feet by
Sunday evening and remain elevated for several days as water
is routed from upstream.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... agricultural land is flooding along both
banks of the river in Lawrence, Independence, and Jackson counties.
Minor flooding in Powhatan community and courthouse State Park.





             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue crest time date

Black River
Black Rock 14 19.5 Sat 07 PM 23.3 22.6 22.5 23.5 06 PM 02/25




Lat... Lon 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
3588 9110 3564 9128




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