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Flood Warning in Randolph County, Arkansas
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Randolph County Arkansas Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
5/14/2022 9:58:00 AM until 5/18/2022 4:00:00 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 NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Black River At Pocahontas. * WHEN...Until early Wednesday morning. * IMPACTS...At 17.0 feet, Agricultural lands along the river east and south of Pocahontas will be impacted by high water. Equipment and livestock should be moved to higher ground. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:00 AM CDT Saturday the stage was 18.8 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Monday evening, May 16, and continue falling to around 15.7 feet by Thursday, May 19. - Flood stage is 17.0 feet. && Fld Observed Forecast 7 AM Crest Location Stg Stg Day/Time Sun Mon Tue Crest Time Date Black River Pocahontas 17.0 18.8 Sat 9 AM 18.1 17.4 16.8 FALLING &&