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Arkansas, Union

Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:37 AM CDT on May 23, 2015

Expires 1:36 AM EDT on May 24, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 am Saturday the stage was 85.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 85.5 feet
by Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 85.0 feet... there may be some County roads along the
river flooded, requiring lengthy detours. River is high and swift,
boaters should be very cautious. Access to many oil and gas rigs
will be by boat only. Levee gates should be closed.




             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 85.9 Sat 07 am 85.5 85.3 85.1 84.8 84.6




Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
3333 9226 3322 9212







1028 am CDT Sat may 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Felsenthal, Arkansas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 900 am Saturday the pool stage was 73.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood pool stage is 70 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 75.0 feet by
the beginning of June.
* Impact... at 75.0 feet... flooding in the Felsenthal National Wildlife
Refuge will continue through at least mid June.


Lat... Lon 3300 9210 3311 9217 3318 9212 3307 9211 3300 9205




Record Report

Statement as of 2:55 AM CDT on May 23, 2015


... Daily low temperature record at Monroe la tied on may 22nd...

Location old record new record years of data
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Monroe la 52 in 1954 52 in 2015 records since 1930
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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:45 AM CDT on May 23, 2015


... Flood potential increasing on the Red River...

... Latest Red River stages and forecast crest information...

The 9 am Saturday stage on the Red River near DeKalb Texas at Pecan
Point was 27.2 feet. The river is expected to rise to near 31.4 feet
by Tuesday evening. Additional rises are possible. Flood stage near
DeKalb Texas is 24 feet.

The 9 am Saturday stage on the Red River at Fulton Arkansas was 27.2
feet. The river will rise to near 31.4 feet by Tuesday evening.
Flood stage is 27 feet.

The 9 am Saturday stage on the Red River at Shreveport Louisiana was
28.6 feet. The river will continue to rise to near 31.5 feet by
next Saturday... may 30th. Flood stage at Shreveport is 30 feet.

The 9 am Saturday stage on the Red River at Coushatta Louisiana was
32.1 feet. The river is expected to rise to 33 feet by the end of
may. Flood stage at Coushatta is 31 feet.

The 9 am Saturday stage on the Red River at Grand Ecore Louisiana was
36.0 feet. The Red River will rise to near 37 feet by the beginning
of June. Flood stage at Grand Ecore is 33 feet.

Additional very heavy rainfall is expected across the Red River
basin both upstream and downstream of Lake Texoma in North Texas
throughout this upcoming Memorial Day Holiday weekend. Nearly all of
the red river's tributaries in southern Oklahoma and North Texas
remain above flood stage. Soils in the Red River basin remain
saturated from this very wet Spring of 2015. Also Lake Texoma on
the Red River and tributary reservoirs to the Red River remain very
high as well from stored flood waters.

Area residents... ranchers... and farmers in northeast Texas and
southeast Oklahoma along the Red River need to closely monitor
weather conditions as well as closely monitor river and lake stages
through the first week of June. If a Flood Warning for major
flooding is issued... be prepared to act quickly to protect
life... property... and livestock.


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