FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FEBRUARY 26 AT 2:51PM CST UNTIL MARCH 01 AT 12:00PM CST
…FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR TUESDAY NIGHT THRU THURSDAY….Heavy rainfall is expected to fall across portions of Arkansas
with the next storm system. This weather event will approach the
area Tuesday night, and is expected to produce areas of heavy
rainfall between 3 to 5 inches, which may cause flooding problems.
Flooding could be especially problematic in areas that have
already received heavy rainfall from the previous storm system.
…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of CENTRAL ARKANSAS, EASTERN
ARKANSAS, NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS, SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS,
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS, and WESTERN ARKANSAS, including the
following areas, in CENTRAL ARKANSAS, Faulkner, Garland,
Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Prairie, Pulaski, Saline, and White. In
EASTERN ARKANSAS, Jackson, Monroe, and Woodruff. In NORTH
CENTRAL ARKANSAS, Cleburne and Independence. In SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS, Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew,
Jefferson, and Lincoln. In SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS, Calhoun, Clark,
Dallas, Hot Spring, Ouachita, and Pike. In WESTERN ARKANSAS,
Montgomery and Polk.
* From Tuesday evening through Thursday morning
* An approaching storm system from the west, and a warm front
moving north over the area will result in areas of heavy
rainfall across the watch area.
* 3 to 5 inches of rainfall is expected across the watch area, and
higher amounts could occur in some local areas. This could be
especially problematic in areas that have already received
excessive rainall from the previous storm system.
Instructions: A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop..VIEW STORM REPORTS MAP KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WATCH, WARNING, ADVISORY