Lawrence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 4:29 PM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Spring River at Imboden.
* From late tonight to late Tuesday night... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 3:45 PM Saturday the stage was 8.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... due to the rain in the forecast, the river is expected to
rise above flood stage overnight and continue to rise to near 25.0 feet
by Sunday evening.
* Impacts at 23.0 feet... some County roads and bridges may be
inundated.
* Impacts at 25.0 feet... water approaching structures and populated
areas of eastern Imboden.



             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Spring River
Imboden 18 8.6 Sat 04 PM 21.4 22.8 13.6 11.1 10.0




Lat... Lon 3612 9115 3616 9118 3618 9126 3625 9119
3619 9110 3610 9101




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1145 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 am Saturday the stage was 22.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... due to the forecasted rain, the river is expected to
rise to near 27.0 feet by Monday morning.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... thousands of acres of cropland and pastures
flooded. State Highway 37 in Independence County east of Cord may
be flooded. Water rises into low lying streets in Powhatan. Ball Park
and boat ramp area in Black Rock floods.
* Impacts at 25.0 feet... State Highway 37 will probably flood on west
side of Black River. State Highway 25 south of Black Rock and State
Highway 69 near Jacksonport may be partially flooded. Water will be
in portions of Powhatan State Park. Extensive cropland flooding,
flooding classified as moderate.





             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Black River
Black Rock 14 22.9 Sat 11 am 23.1 27.0 26.6 26.1 25.8




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




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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:58 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from Sunday morning through
Sunday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Arkansas and southeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in east Arkansas, Clay, Craighead,
Crittenden, cross, Greene, Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi,
Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, and St. Francis. In southeast
Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot.

* From Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected to
produce between 2 to 3 inches across the watch area, with
localized areas of up to 5 inches possible.

* Recent rainfall has saturated soils across the watch area. Any
additional heavy rainfall may result in the potential for
flash flooding and subsequent river flooding.

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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:43 PM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* winds... south winds sustained of 20 to 30 mph... with gusts to
40 mph.

* Timing... 9 am CDT Saturday morning through 7 PM CDT Saturday
evening.

* Impacts... loose outdoor items will be vulnerable in the wind.
Driving may become hazardous... especially for high profile
vehicles on west to east roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 to 39 mph are
expected... or gusts will range between 40 and 57 mph. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:58 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from Sunday morning through
Sunday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Arkansas and southeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in east Arkansas, Clay, Craighead,
Crittenden, cross, Greene, Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi,
Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, and St. Francis. In southeast
Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot.

* From Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected to
produce between 2 to 3 inches across the watch area, with
localized areas of up to 5 inches possible.

* Recent rainfall has saturated soils across the watch area. Any
additional heavy rainfall may result in the potential for
flash flooding and subsequent river flooding.

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.