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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:36 AM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Des Arc.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Thursday the stage was 28.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 28.9 through Saturday evening.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... many acres of farmland flooded within the
levees. Water is backing up bayou Des Arc and Cypress bayou.
* Impacts at 30.0 feet... numerous County roads and bridges inundated.
Many dollars in damages in Prairie County. Extensive farmland and
Timberland flooded. Backwater flooding of Wattensaw bayou and bayou
Des Arc. Patrolling of kitty Barnes levee on East Bank begins.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun crest time date

Lower White River
Des Arc 24 28.8 Thu 09 am 28.8 28.9 28.8 M M




Lat... Lon 3466 9139 3477 9150 3500 9155 3498 9142
3482 9138 3472 9129






1036 am CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Georgetown.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Thursday the stage was 24.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 24.8 feet
by Friday morning.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... State Highway 36 to Georgetown may be
flooding due to backwater up Little Red river, especially during
locally heavy rainfall or high White River stage. Levee on north
side of the Little Red river protecting The Bald knob National
wildlife Refuge, primarily cropland, may be overtopped.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun crest time date

Lower White River
Georgetown 21 24.9 Thu 09 am 24.8 24.6 24.6 M M




Lat... Lon 3500 9155 3508 9151 3514 9152 3515 9137
3506 9139 3498 9142






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