Weather Alerts for Little Rock

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
LITTLE ROCK

Areas Affected:
Pulaski
Effective: Mon, 5/27 1:45pm Updated: Fri, 5/24 7:45am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 5/24 9:22pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...
Arkansas River At Dardanelle 1 NE affecting Pope and Yell Counties
...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...
Arkansas River At Morrilton affecting Conway and Perry Counties
Arkansas River At Toad Suck Lock And Dam Tailwater affecting
Faulkner and Perry Counties
Arkansas River At Little Rock affecting Pulaski County
Arkansas River At Pine Bluff affecting Jefferson and Lincoln
Counties
River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 24 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall
forecasts.
Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
www.weather.gov/lzk
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Arkansas River At Little Rock.
* from Monday afternoon until further notice...Or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At  5:00 AM Friday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 26.5 feet by Saturday...June 1st.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet...Homes on Gribble Street in the Crockett
Addition may be affected. Riverfront Park inside the levee flooded.
Flood crest in January 2016 was 24.9 feet.
* Impacts at 25.0 feet...Areas on the North Little Rock side near
White Oak and Shilcutt Bayous may be affected. Lower areas of Burns
Park inundated by backwater.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet...Fourche Dam Pike and the community south
of the road begins flooding from backwater up Fourche Creek. Burns
Park golf course partially flooded from backwater up Shillcutt Bayou.
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Fld     Observed       Forecast 6 AM         Crest
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time   Sat   Sun   Mon  Crest  Time  Date
Arkansas River
Little Roc  23  13.6 Fri 05 AM  16.8  19.8  22.2   26.5 07 AM 06/01
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Information:
Safety message...Remember to Turn Around...Don`t Drown
Do not drive cars through flooded areas.
Everyone with property or other interest along streams and rivers
should remain alert to changing weather forecasts. Should conditions
change...Look for river forecasts or Flood Warnings for use in making
informed decisions to protect life and property.