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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:26 AM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* From this afternoon until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:45 am Sunday the stage was 78.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
continue to rise to near 85.0 feet by Sunday, may 7th.
* Impacts at 79.0 feet... property in low lying areas needs to be
removed. Access roads to oil and gas rigs may be flooded. Levee gates
should be closed before the river reaches 80 feet. There is minor
flooding at this level.
* Impacts at 80.0 feet... 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.
* Impacts at 83.0 feet... access to oil and gas rigs and to Timber is
flooded. Calhoun County Road 131 is completely under water leading
to old lock 8 river access.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 78.3 sun 09 am 79.7 81.0 82.4 83.5 84.4




Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
3333 9226 3322 9212




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926 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Camden.
* From Monday morning until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:30 am Sunday the stage was 22.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday morning and
continue to rise to near 34.0 feet by early Wednesday morning.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet... low lying pastures and Timber land along
the river begins to flood. Sandy Beach Park at Camden starts to
flood.
* Impacts at 28.0 feet... Sandy Beach Park and portions of the
riverwalk area off of Washington street are inundated.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet... State Highway 7 north of Camden floods,
with detours nearby. Portions of Sandy Beach Park will flood. Some
County roads north and east of Camden begin to flood.
* Impacts at 34.0 feet... overbank flooding closes many roads. Harmony
Grove community has flood problems at this stage. Many low lying
roads are flooding with access to some residential areas by boat
only..




             fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Ouachita River
Camden 26 22.3 sun 08 am 25.3 32.1 33.7 31.5 31.3




Lat... Lon 3329 9261 3344 9280 3363 9289 3367 9275
3350 9264 3338 9247






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