NowCast ZoneCast Warnings/Advisories Hourly Track Special
Mountain Home, Arkansas, United States  Lat: 36.34N, Lon: 92.38W
Wx Zone: ARZ005
Warnings, Watches and Advisories:
 

HEAT ADVISORY

...HEAT ADVISORIES IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR
PORTIONS OF THE FOUR STATE REGION...
.AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PRODUCE VERY HOT
TEMPERATURES AND ALLOW FOR DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES.
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
* EVENT...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 105 TO 110
DEGREES ON WEDNESDAY DUE TO HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES.
* TIMING...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE IN EXCESS OF 105 DEGREES
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH
HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.

HEAT ADVISORY

...DANGEROUS HEAT CONTINUES...
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...
THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY. THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY.
* AREAS AFFECTED: THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE STATE...OR EAST OF A
LINE FROM ASH FLAT...TO SEARCY...TO PINE BLUFF...TO MONTICELLO.
* HEAT INDEX: AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE OVER 110 DEGREES.
* IMPACTS: WHEN IT IS THIS HOT...AND ESPECIALLY FOR A PROLONGED
TIME...HEAT ILLNESSES BECOME MORE OF A CONCERN.

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING

...DANGEROUS HEAT CONTINUES...
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...
THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY. THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY.
* AREAS AFFECTED: THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE STATE...OR EAST OF A
LINE FROM ASH FLAT...TO SEARCY...TO PINE BLUFF...TO MONTICELLO.
* HEAT INDEX: AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE OVER 110 DEGREES.
* IMPACTS: WHEN IT IS THIS HOT...AND ESPECIALLY FOR A PROLONGED
TIME...HEAT ILLNESSES BECOME MORE OF A CONCERN.

HEAT ADVISORY

...DANGEROUS HEAT CONTINUES...
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY.
* AREAS AFFECTED: NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...INCLUDING THE CITIES OF
SALEM...CALICO ROCK AND MOUNTAIN VIEW.
* HEAT INDEX: AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
EXPECTED TO REACH 105 TO 110 DEGREES.
* IMPACTS: WHEN IT IS THIS HOT...AND ESPECIALLY FOR A PROLONGED
TIME...HEAT ILLNESSES BECOME MORE OF A CONCERN.

HEAT ADVISORY

...DANGEROUS HEAT CONTINUES...
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.
* AREAS AFFECTED: CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ARKANSAS...INCLUDING THE
AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40...ALONG WITH CLINTON...HEBER
SPRINGS...AND CONWAY.
* HEAT INDEX: AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
EXPECTED TO REACH 105 TO 110 DEGREES.
* IMPACTS: WHEN IT IS THIS HOT...AND ESPECIALLY FOR A PROLONGED
TIME...HEAT ILLNESSES BECOME MORE OF A CONCERN.

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING

...VERY HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE
ENTIRE MID-SOUTH THROUGH WEDNESDAY WHICH WILL MARK THE LAST DAY
OF THE PROLONGED HEAT WAVE ACROSS THE REGION. COOLER TEMPERATURES
AND LOWER HUMIDITY ARE FORECAST FOR THE END OF THE WEEK...
.EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH FROM
THE WEST...INCREASING AND EXPANDING THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 90S COMBINED WITH HIGH
HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX READINGS OVER 110 DEGREES FROM
LATE MORNING TO EARLY EVENING ACROSS EASTERN ARKANSAS...NORTHWEST
MISSISSIPPI AND EXTREME WEST TENNESSEE INCLUDING THE MEMPHIS
METROPOLITAN AREA. HEAT INDEX VALUES OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE
MID-SOUTH WILL EXCEED 105 DEGREES. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES FROM
THE MIDDLE 70S TO LOWER 80S WILL PROVIDE LITTLE RELIEF FOR THOSE
WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.
AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS BEEN POSTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING ACROSS EASTERN ARKANSAS...NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI AND
EXTREME WEST TENNESSEE INCLUDING THE MEMPHIS METROPOLITAN AREA. A
HEAT ADVISORY CONTINUES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE MID-SOUTH. A
COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH MID-SOUTH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
BRINGING AN END TO THE HIGH HEAT AND HUMIDITY.
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...
* HEAT INDEX READINGS...ABOVE 110 DEGREES. OVERNIGHT LOW
TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 70S TO LOWER 80S WILL PROVIDE LITTLE
RELIEF FOR THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.
* TIMING...HOTTEST PART OF THE DAY BETWEEN 11 AM AND 8 PM.
UNCOMFORTABLY WARM AND HUMID THROUGH THE REST OF THE PERIOD.
* IMPACTS...INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES INCLUDING
HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE IF YOU DO NOT TAKE THE PROPER
PRECAUTIONS.

HEAT ADVISORY

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.
* A DANGEROUS COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS TODAY...AND DEVELOP AGAIN ON
WEDNESDAY. HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE WILL
BE COMMON.
* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.

HEAT ADVISORY

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.
* A DANGEROUS COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS TODAY...AND DEVELOP AGAIN ON
WEDNESDAY. HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE WILL
BE COMMON.
* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING

...OPPRESSIVE HEAT CONTINUES INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS NORTHERN AND
WESTERN MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS...AND NORTHEAST LOUISIANA...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY. THE
HEAT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* TEMPERATURES...PEAKING FROM 97 TO 100 DEGREES.
* HEAT INDICES...PEAKING FROM 111 TO 114 DEGREES.
* IMPACTS...INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES INCLUDING
HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE.

FLOOD WARNING

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Arkansas...Mississippi...
Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha...
Bolivar and Washington Counties
Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East
Carroll...Issaquena and Washington Counties
Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas...
Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes
Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and
Wilkinson Counties/Parishes
The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River Near Greenville
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 50.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has crested and will slowly fall over
the next 5 days.
&&
Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Wed   Thu   Fri Crest Time  Date
Lower Mississippi River
Greenville     48  50.3 Tue 09 AM  50.2  50.0  49.7  Falling
&&

FLOOD WARNING

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Arkansas...Mississippi...
Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha...
Bolivar and Washington Counties
Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East
Carroll...Issaquena and Washington Counties
Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas...
Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes
Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and
Wilkinson Counties/Parishes
The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River Near Arkansas City
* until Saturday morning.
* At  9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast...The rive has crested and will slowly fall over the
next 5 days.
&&
Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Wed   Thu   Fri Crest Time  Date
Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City  37  38.0 Tue 09 AM  37.8  37.5  37.2  Falling
&&

FLOOD ADVISORY

...The Flood Advisory continues for the Mississippi River...
Mississippi River at Memphis affecting Crittenden...DeSoto and
Shelby Counties
Mississippi River at Helena affecting Lee...Phillips...Coahoma and
Tunica Counties
The Flood Advisory continues for
the Mississippi River at Memphis
* until Saturday August 1 at the latest.
* At 9 AM Tuesday the stage was 30.6 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall at a quicker pace.
* At 30.0 feet...In Memphis, the boat landing on the north end of Mud
Island at the mouth of the Wolf River is covered. In Arkansas,
recreational vehicle park south of West Memphis starts to flood.
Dacus Lake Road is flooding north and south of I-40. The river is
against the toe of the levee from the north Shelby County line
south to near Sulcer Road. Water is encroaching the levee near the
south end of Island 40 Chute. The camp near Mound City is flooding.
Water is beginning to flood the settlement near Blue Lake.
&&

FLOOD ADVISORY

...The Flood Advisory continues for the Mississippi River...
Mississippi River at Memphis affecting Crittenden...DeSoto and
Shelby Counties
Mississippi River at Helena affecting Lee...Phillips...Coahoma and
Tunica Counties
The Flood Advisory continues for
the Mississippi River at Helena
* until Saturday August 1 at the latest.
* At 9 AM Tuesday the stage was 40.4 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 44.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall at a quicker pace.
* At 40.0 feet...In Mississippi, homes on the northeast side of
Desoto Lake are flooding.
&&

FLOOD WARNING

The Flood Warning continues for portions of the Mississippi River.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Caruthersville
* until late Tuesday July 28 or early the 29th.
* At 9 AM Tuesday the stage was 32.8 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring but the river is expected to be below
flood stage late tonight or early Wednesday morning the 29th.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* At 33.0 feet...In Tennessee, Barr Road in Chickasaw National Forest
is flooding, cutting off evacuations from the Wardlews Pocket Area.
In Arkansas, docks useed by the steele plant at Hickman are mostly
flooded. Numerous roads and fields inside the levee between Gayoso
and Kennedy, Missouri are covered.
&&

FLOOD WARNING

The Flood Warning continues for portions of the Mississippi River.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Osceola
* until Wednesday July 29.
* At 9 AM Tuesday the stage was 29.7 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring but the river should fall below flood
stage late on the 29th or early on 30th.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* At 30.0 feet...In Tennessee, The Reach-Coker Slough hunting camp is
flooded. Crawford Road West just north of Fort Pillow historic area
is going under water. Houses are flooding along Cold Creek Road.
Four Mile Road is flooding, and Champion Lake Road is being flooded
by Hatchie River backwater. Sunk Lake Road is flooded north of Bee
Lake. In Arkansas, Highway 120 is flooded between O`Donnell Bend
and the levee, and barge loading has to stop at Osceola.
&&

FLOOD WARNING

The Flood Warning continues for portions of the Mississippi River.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Tunica Riverpark
* until Thursday July 30.
* At 8 AM Tuesday the stage was 42.9 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* At 43.0 feet...Casinos are open and unaffected. In Mississippi,
Lake Road in Nel-Win Camp is flooding. Fields on Fox Island are
flooding. In Arkansas, road from the levee to the sport shooting
camp west of Harrah`s Casino is covered.
&&

FLOOD WARNING

...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...
White River At Augusta affecting Woodruff and White Counties
Cache River Near Patterson affecting Woodruff and Jackson Counties
River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 12 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.srh.noaa.gov/lzk
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Cache River Near Patterson.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 9.5 feet
by morning.
* Impact at 8.0 feet...Low swampy timberland along the river begins to
flood. Flood gates should be closed and equipment moved out of the low
grounds along the river and tributaries.
&&
Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun
Cache River
Patterson    8   9.6 Tue 09 AM    9.5    9.4    9.4    9.2    9.1
&&

FLOOD WARNING

...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...
White River At Augusta affecting Woodruff and White Counties
Cache River Near Patterson affecting Woodruff and Jackson Counties
River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 12 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.srh.noaa.gov/lzk
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.
The Flood Warning continues for
The White River At Augusta.
* until late Friday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 26.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday evening.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet...Farm ground along the river in White and
Woodruff counties begin to flood. Seasonal agricultural impacts.
&&
Fld     Observed                 Forecast 7 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun
Lower White River
Augusta     26  26.9 Tue 09 AM   26.4   26.0   25.9   25.9   25.8
&&