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Flood Warning in Independence County, Arkansas
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Independence County Arkansas Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
5/14/2022 9:58:00 AM until 5/15/2022 10:00:00 AM   EXPIRED
Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. 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 is extended for the following rivers in Arkansas... Black River At Pocahontas affecting Randolph County. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Arkansas... Black River At Black Rock affecting Jackson, Independence and Lawrence Counties. ...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE... * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Black River At Black Rock. * WHEN...Until further notice. * 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. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:00 AM CDT Saturday the stage was 20.8 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 21.5 feet by tomorrow afternoon, May 15. It will begin to fall thereafter. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. && Fld Observed Forecast 7 AM Crest Location Stg Stg Day/Time Sun Mon Tue Crest Time Date Black River Black Rock 14.0 20.8 Sat 9 AM 21.4 20.8 19.7 21.5 1 PM 5/15 &&