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Arkansas, Independence

Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:28 PM CDT on May 26, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 30, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until Saturday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Friday afternoon.



             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

Black River
Black Rock 14 16.1 Tue 08 PM 16.1 15.3 14.3 13.3 12.5




Lat... Lon 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
3588 9110 3564 9128







Record Report

Statement as of 4:13 AM CDT on May 26, 2015



... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Batesville Regional
Airport...

a record rainfall of 0.69 inch(es) was set at Batesville Regional
Airport yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.52 set in 2009.



... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Hot Springs Memorial Field...

a record rainfall of 1.34 inch(es) was set at Hot Springs Memorial
Field yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.96 set in 1991.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:02 PM CDT on May 26, 2015


... NWS damage survey for 05/25/15 tornado event - update 1...

.Tornado # 1...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 90-95 mph
path length /statute/: 0.4 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 25 2015
start time: 635 PM CDT
start location: 3.5 se Ola / Yell County /
start lat/lon: 34.9853 / -93.1864

End date: may 25 2015
end time: 636 PM CDT
end location: 3.1 se Ola / Yell County /
end_lat/lon: 34.9915 / -93.1853

Survey summary:

Some trees and power lines were blown down.

.Tornado # 2...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105-110 mph
path length /statute/: 1.9 miles
path width /maximum/: 250 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 25 2015
start time: 640 PM CDT
start location: 3.1 ESE Ola / Yell County /
start lat/lon: 35.0126 / -93.1729

End date: may 25 2015
end time: 644 PM CDT
end location: 3.6 ENE Ola / Yell County /
end_lat/lon: 35.0391 / -93.1635

Survey summary:

Some trees and power lines were blown down... along
with some damage to a home and out buildings. Some
Chicken houses were damage... one of which was destroyed.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200mph
EF5... violent... >200mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS storm data.


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