Warnings, Watches, Advisories, and Outlooks for Appleton,Arkansas
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Hazardous Weather Outlook for Appleton, Arkansas

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
421 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

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421 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Overnight

Showers with isolated to scattered thunderstorms will continue
through the morning over southeast Arkansas. Severe thunderstorms
are not anticipated. However...isolated heavy rainfall is possible
and flash flooding will be a concern mainly central, east, and

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday Through Monday

Heat index values will warm into the mid to possibly upper 90s for
at least some portion of the area through the rest of the week into
the weekend. Otherwise...no hazardous weather is expected at this

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

Visit NWS Little Rock on the web. Go to http://weather.gov/lzk.

Flood Warning for Appleton, Arkansas

952 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

...The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Arkansas...

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in Arkansas...

Arkansas River At Dardanelle 1 NE affecting Pope and Yell Counties

River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 18 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


Safety message...Remember to Turn Around...Don`t Drown
Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Everyone with property or other interest along streams and rivers
should remain alert to changing weather forecasts. Should conditions
change...Look for river forecasts or Flood Warnings for use in making

informed decisions to protect life and property.

952 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Arkansas River At Dardanelle 1 NE.
* from Friday afternoon until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.
* At 8:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 22.9 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 41.0 feet by Monday afternoon. This is based
off of routed water from reservoir releases upstream in Oklahoma.
Updates will likely follow. Continue to monitor latest forecasts for
any updates.
* Impacts at 32.0 feet...Minor flooding, commercial and industrial
areas along the river in Dardanelle and Russellville may be affected.
Lower lying agricultural land within the levee starts to flood.
* Impacts at 32.0 feet...Minor flooding, commercial and industrial areas
along the river in Dardanelle and Russellville may be affected. Lower
lying agricultural land within the levee starts to flood.
* Impacts 34.0 feet...Approximately 2000 acres of farmland flooded. Galla
Creek Wildlife Management area partially flooded and State Highway 105
along the river may be affected.
* Impacts at 35.0 feet...State Highway 155 in Yell County and County Roads
inside the levee flooded. About 5000 acres of farmland flooded.
* Impacts at 36.0 feet...Moderate flood conditions expected with numerous
roads and highways affected, backwater up Petit Jean River floods State
Highway 154. Carden Bottoms and Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge flooded.
* Impacts at 41.0 feet...Major flooding expected, levee patrolling
begins. December 2015 flood crested at 40.83 feet. May 1990 flood crested
at 41.6 feet. Several highways and numerous county roads flooded.

Fld Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat Crest Time Date

Arkansas River
Dardanelle 32 22.9 Wed 08 AM 24.0 29.7 38.7 41.0 01 PM 05/27

LAT...LON 3508 9278 3507 9305 3522 9321 3528 9310
3519 9303 3520 9280

Any use of the information on this page is at your own risk. This information should not be relied upon in life-threatening situations, potential financial loss situations or in lieu of any officially disseminated information. Visit the National Weather Service for official information.

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