Issue Date: 248 PM CDT Fri May 7 2021
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Hazardous weather is not expected.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday Through Thursday
Additional showers and thunderstorms will return to the forecast
this weekend into the first half of next work week. A few strong to
severe storms will be possible on Sunday along and ahead of an
advancing cold front. Large hail and damaging winds will be primary
Rainfall may become heavy at times through mid-week, leading to
areas of flash flooding. This flash flooding threat should
increase early next week over portions of southern Arkansas as
several small systems move over the region and interact with
saturated or nearly saturated soils.
Increasing flows on area rivers may also become a concern,
especially those locations already at or above flood stage.
.Spotter Information Statement...
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.
Visit NWS Little Rock on the web. Go to http://weather.gov/lzk.
Issue Date: 945 AM CDT Fri May 7 2021
...The Flood Warning remains in effect...
The Flood Warning continues for
the White River At Clarendon.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 AM CDT Friday the stage was 27.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 28.0 feet
Tuesday evening, May 11.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet, River flows in many side channels and
creates islands between the river and sloughs and creeks. Flooding
of cropland and timber is occurring. Portions of the National
Wildlife Refuge downstream of Clarendon flooding.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet, Flooding of cropland and timber is
occurring. Roads to homes and cabins in lower Maddox Bay area off
Highway 146 south of Clarendon impassible.
Fld Observed Forecast 7 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day/Time Sat Sun Mon Crest Time Date
Clarendon 26.0 27.1 Fri 9 AM 27.3 27.6 27.8 28.0 7 PM 5/11
LAT...LON 3435 9119 3449 9132 3465 9139 3472 9129
3454 9120 3442 9108