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:
 

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
HOWARD COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
NORTHEASTERN SEVIER COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...
* UNTIL 600 AM CDT
* AT 459 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR DIERKS...
MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.
HAZARD...TWO INCH HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.
IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DIERKS...UMPIRE...LOCKESBURG...ATHENS...CENTER POINT...GENEVA...SILVER
RIDGE...LEBANON...MUDDY FORK...BURG AND PROVO.
HAIL...2.00IN
WIND...60MPH

FLASH FLOOD WATCH

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD NORTH OF A
STALLED FRONT ALONG THE ARKANSAS AND LOUISIANA BORDER. THIS
WILL BE IN RESPONSE TO A LARGE SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE
SOUTHWEST UNITED STATES...AND INTERACTING WITH THE FRONT.
SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE STATE COULD PICK UP TWO TO THREE
INCHES OF RAIN AND LOCALLY MORE.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS...SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS...SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS...GARLAND AND GRANT. IN SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS...BRADLEY...CLEVELAND AND JEFFERSON. IN SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS...CALHOUN...CLARK...DALLAS...HOT SPRING...OUACHITA
AND PIKE. IN WESTERN ARKANSAS...MONTGOMERY...POLK AND SCOTT.
* FROM 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
* TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE
WATCH AREA THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH LOCALLY MORE THAN THREE
INCHES. THE WATCH INCLUDES ARE SOUTH OF WALDRON...HOT SPRINGS...
AND PINE BLUFF.
* SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE STATE HAVE RECEIVED WELL ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION THE LAST COUPLE OF MONTHS...AND THE SOIL CANNOT
HOLD AS MUCH WATER AS USUAL. THIS WILL INCREASE THE RUNOFF
POTENTIAL...AND WILL MAKE FLASH FLOODING MORE LIKELY.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
WEST CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN WESTERN ARKANSAS...
EASTERN POLK COUNTY IN WESTERN ARKANSAS...
* UNTIL 545 AM CDT
* AT 439 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES SOUTHWEST
OF UMPIRE...MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.
HAZARD...HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.
IMPACT...DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GRANNIS...             ODEN...                HARTLEY...
SHADY...               COSSATOT RIVER STATE...
BARD SPRINGS RECREAT...
OPAL...                LITTLE MISSOURI FALL...
CANEY CREEK WILDERNE...
MENA INTERMOUNTAIN A...
BIG FORK...            NUNLEY...
PINE RIDGE...          CHERRY HILL IN POLK ...
SHADY LAKE RECREATIO...
ROARING BRANCH NATUR...
INK...                 BOARD CAMP...
HAIL...1.25IN
WIND...<50MPH

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 123 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 AM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
AR
.    ARKANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
CLARK                CONWAY              CRAWFORD
DALLAS               FAULKNER            FRANKLIN
GARLAND              GRANT               HOT SPRING
JOHNSON              LOGAN               MONTGOMERY
PERRY                PIKE                POLK
POPE                 PULASKI             SALINE
SCOTT                SEBASTIAN           VAN BUREN
YELL

FLASH FLOOD WATCH

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
SEBASTIAN. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...CHOCTAW...HASKELL...
LATIMER...LE FLORE...PITTSBURG AND PUSHMATAHA.
* FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS INTO TONIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING EAST OF THE REGION BY
SATURDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD 1 TO 3 INCH RAINFALL TOTALS ARE
EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
* IF THE RAINFALL AMOUNTS MATERIALIZE AS FORECAST...LOCALIZED
FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE LIKELY. MAIN STEM RIVER
FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FLASH FLOOD WATCH

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TODAY
THROUGH 10 AM CDT SATURDAY MORNING FOR PORTIONS OF EXTREME
NORTHEAST TEXAS...MCCURTAIN COUNTY OKLAHOMA...AND MUCH OF
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS...HEMPSTEAD...HOWARD...LITTLE RIVER...MILLER...NEVADA
AND SEVIER. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MCCURTAIN. IN NORTHEAST
TEXAS...BOWIE AND RED RIVER.
* FROM 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED
TO BECOME MORE NUMEROUS AS WE GO THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE FLASH
FLOOD WATCH AREA. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF THREE TO FIVE
INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF SIX
INCHES...ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. GIVEN THAT GROUNDS REMAIN SATURATED IN WAKE OF
WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL DURING MARCH AND APRIL...
THIS ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL COULD ENHANCE RUNOFF AND RESULT
IN FLASH FLOODING.
* IN ADDITION TO THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT...THIS HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT RISES ON AREA RIVERS AND LAKES.

FLOOD WARNING

...The flood warning extended until further notice...The flood
warning continues for
the Bayou Dorcheat Near Springhill.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday The stage was 11.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.5 feet by
early Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding of boat ramps. Move
livestock to higher ground.
&&

FLOOD WARNING

The flood warning continues for
the Ouachita River At Felsenthal.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Thursday The stage was 76.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 70.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 76.7 feet
by Saturday morning.
* Impact...at 75.0 feet...Flooding in the Felsenthal National Wildlife
Refuge will continue for at least another ten days.
&&

FLOOD WARNING

...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...
Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D affecting Bradley...Calhoun and
Union 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.
...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Ouachita River At Thatcher L&D.
* until late Sunday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:45 PM Thursday the stage was 80.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage
Saturday night.
* Impacts at 80.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs at this level. Levee
gates should be closed to prevent the river from backing into
Calion Lake. Access to oil and gas rigs and to timber is flooded.
There is wide coverage of flooding in the river bottoms.
Fld     Observed                 Forecast 6 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue
Ouachita River
Thatcher L  79  80.3 Thu 07 PM   80.0   79.4   78.8   78.1   77.3
&&

FLOOD WARNING

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
the Red River Near Dekalb.
* from Saturday afternoon to Sunday evening...or until the warning is
cancelled.
* AT  6:00 PM Thursday The stage was 22.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 24.1 feet by Saturday evening. The river
will fall below flood stage by Sunday morning.
&&