Jackson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 3:02 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Grant Parish in north central Louisiana...
Jackson Parish in north central Louisiana...
Natchitoches Parish in northwestern Louisiana...
Bienville Parish in northwestern Louisiana...
Winn Parish in north central Louisiana...

* until 600 PM CST

* at 301 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Two to three inches of rain
have already fallen. Areas of flash flooding are expected to begin
shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Natchitoches, Winnfield, Jonesboro, Arcadia, Colfax, Ringgold,
Campti, Gibsland, Montgomery, Allen, Provencal, Natchez, Chatham,
Clarence, Hodge, Dry Prong, Goldonna, North Hodge, Tullos and
Dodson.

Additional rainfall amounts of two inches or more are possible in
the warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


Lat... Lon 3136 9324 3171 9334 3172 9344 3191 9344
      3189 9327 3198 9313 3206 9314 3224 9322
      3224 9342 3240 9342 3245 9316 3259 9318
      3259 9288 3246 9288 3250 9242 3232 9231
      3176 9234 3139 9262 3152 9272 3135 9295


19


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:40 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, and
Texas, including the following areas, in Arkansas, Columbia,
Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada,
Sevier, and Union. In Louisiana, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo,
Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, Grant, Jackson, La Salle,
Lincoln, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Sabine, Union,
Webster, and Winn. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In Texas,
Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg,
Harrison, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Red River,
Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and
wood.

* Through late tonight.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will continue along and
behind a cold front across much of East Texas, southeast
Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas, and north Louisiana. Additional
rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with isolated higher amounts
in excess of 3 inches over portions of deep East Texas, north
Louisiana, and southcentral Arkansas, will be possible through
tonight, although the threat for heavy rain will begin to
diminish from west to east late tonight.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



15


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:40 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, and
Texas, including the following areas, in Arkansas, Columbia,
Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada,
Sevier, and Union. In Louisiana, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo,
Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, Grant, Jackson, La Salle,
Lincoln, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Sabine, Union,
Webster, and Winn. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In Texas,
Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg,
Harrison, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Red River,
Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and
wood.

* Through late tonight.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will continue along and
behind a cold front across much of East Texas, southeast
Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas, and north Louisiana. Additional
rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with isolated higher amounts
in excess of 3 inches over portions of deep East Texas, north
Louisiana, and southcentral Arkansas, will be possible through
tonight, although the threat for heavy rain will begin to
diminish from west to east late tonight.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



15


Local Radar

Click to Enlarge

Nearby Radar Stations