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Flood Warning
Issued: 7:56 AM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The Flood Warning extended until Tuesday evening... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Little River at Horatio, Arkansas.
* Until Tuesday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 700 am Saturday the stage was 31.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 27 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 31.3 feet by
early Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at 30.0 feet... The Golf Course west of haratio, Arkansas
floods. Also ranchers should evacuate cattle and farm machinery to
higher ground and have preparations complete for a major flood.
Expect considerable lowland flooding of several hundred acres of
grazing and farming land. Expect major backwater flooding of small
tributaries at their confluence with the Little River such as the
cossatot and the Rolling Fork rivers. Also the boat ramp at
Wilton, Arkansas will completely inundate as well.


Lat... Lon 3397 9458 3391 9434 3376 9404 3381 9431 3395 9459


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756 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

... The Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Little River near Idabel, Oklahoma.
* Until Tuesday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 730 am Saturday the stage was 31.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Monday before midnight. Also the Little River near Idabel, Oklahoma
crested at 32.6 feet during early Friday morning of February 23.
* Impact... at 32.0 feet... minor to moderate flooding with hundreds of
acres of lowland inundated. Farmers and ranchers must move cattle
and farm machinery to higher ground until the high water ends.


Lat... Lon 3403 9494 3395 9477 3397 9458 3394 9458 3393 9489




753 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River near DeKalb, Texas at Pecan Point.
* Until Tuesday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 700 am Saturday the stage was 24.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
Sunday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Monday early afternoon.
* Impact... expect minor lowland flooding. Move livestock to
higher ground. Also expect bank erosion along the low Oklahoma
side banks as the river overflows north.


Lat... Lon 3397 9516 3367 9448 3359 9448 3367 9475 3391 9516


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