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Current Conditions - Thunderstorms. Temperature is 71°F22°C, dew point 69°F21°C, humidity 94%. Wind direction is N at 0 mph0 km/h with visibility of 5.00 mi8 km. Barometric pressure is 29.83 in1010 mb.
Tonight - Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Average rainfall 1/2 to 1... Full Forecast
Wednesday - Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Av... Full Forecast
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Russell Weather Advisories

WEATHER ALERT

Issue Date: 730 PM CDT Tue May 24 2022
...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of Woodruff, northeastern Prairie, northwestern Monroe and southeastern White Counties through 800 PM CDT... At 730 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Des Arc, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible. Locations impacted include... Augusta... Des Arc... De Valls Bluff... Patterson... Fredonia... McCrory... Hurricane Lake WMA... Pryor... Bradford... Cotton Plant... Becton... Howell... McClelland... Gregory... Grays... Fitzhugh... Worden... Jasmine... Morton... Georgetown... This includes the following highways... Interstate 40 between mile markers 198 and 204. US Highway 67 between mile markers 60 and 66. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. && LAT...LON 3477 9145 3504 9165 3544 9147 3544 9142 3525 9104 3522 9104 TIME...MOT...LOC 0030Z 209DEG 38KT 3499 9149 MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

WEATHER ALERT

Issue Date: 143 PM CDT Tue May 24 2022
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight Showers and thunderstorms will become widespread through tonight. A few strong to severe thunderstorms could be seen...with the best chances for seeing any strong to severe weather across roughly the southern half of the area. Damaging winds look to be the primary threat with the strongest storms...with some large hail and a brief tornado also possible. Some locally heavy rainfall will be possible through tonight...with rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches possible across central and especially southwest sections of the state. Locally higher amounts could be seen...with an increased threat for isolated flash flooding. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday Through Monday Showers and scattered thunderstorms will continue Wednesday and Wednesday night, with localized flash flooding possible in southern Arkansas. Some rises are also possible on area rivers. Otherwise, rain will shut off by the end of the week and through the weekend. A ridge of high pressure will bring dry conditions and above average temperatures. .Spotter Information Statement... Spotter activation will not be needed. && Visit NWS Little Rock on the web. Go to http://weather.gov/lzk.

SHORTTERM FORECAST

Issue Date: 1053 AM CDT Tue May 24 2022
...FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SUNDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues. * WHERE...White River At Georgetown. * WHEN...Until early Sunday morning. * IMPACTS...At 21.0 feet, Hurricane Lake Wildlife Management Area and Raft Creek Bottoms inundated. Roads in the bottoms are flooded. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM CDT Tuesday the stage was 20.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 20.4 feet this afternoon. It will then rise to 20.5 feet early Thursday afternoon. - Action stage is 20.5 feet. - Flood stage is 21.0 feet. && Fld Observed Forecast 1 PM Crest Location Stg Stg Day/Time Wed Thu Fri Crest Time Date White River Georgetown 21.0 20.4 Tue 10 AM 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.4 1 PM 5/24 && LAT...LON 3500 9155 3508 9151 3514 9152 3515 9137 3506 9139 3498 9142

FLOOD WARNING

Issue Date: 1050 AM CDT Tue May 24 2022
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE... * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...White River At Augusta. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 30.0 feet, Thousands of acres of farm ground flooded. County roads on both sides of the river are flooded, including County Road 871 and 899. 214 * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM CDT Tuesday the stage was 30.5 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to remain near 30.5 feet for several days before resuming a slow fall next week. - Flood stage is 26.0 feet. && Fld Observed Forecast 1 PM Crest Location Stg Stg Day/Time Wed Thu Fri Crest Time Date White River Augusta 26.0 30.5 Tue 10 AM 30.6 30.6 30.5 **Steady** && LAT...LON 3514 9152 3525 9146 3537 9150 3534 9136 3521 9133 3515 9137
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