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Flood Warning in Union County, Arkansas
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Union County Arkansas Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
5/14/2022 10:00:00 AM until 5/20/2022 5:01:00 AM   EXPIRED
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 forecasts. Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at... www.weather.gov/lzk Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.
Alert Summary
The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Arkansas... Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D affecting Bradley, Union and Calhoun Counties. ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D. * WHEN...Until early Friday morning. * IMPACTS...At 83.0 feet, Access to oil and gas rigs and to timber is flooded. Calhoun County Road 131 is completely under water leading to old Lock 8 river access. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:30 AM CDT Saturday the stage was 83.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening, May 18, and continue falling to around 78.6 feet by Thursday, May 19. - Flood stage is 79.0 feet. && Fld Observed Forecast 7 AM Crest Location Stg Stg Day/Time Sun Mon Tue Crest Time Date Ouachita River Thatcher L&D 79.0 83.0 Sat 9 AM 82.3 81.5 80.6 FALLING &&