Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
329 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...The Flash Flood Watch has been extended through Saturday
evening for portions of the Four State Region...

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Including the cities of De Queen, Nashville, Mineral Springs,
Dierks, Ashdown, Hope, Prescott, Texarkana, Stamps, Lewisville,
Bradley, Magnolia, El Dorado, Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden,
Springhill, Homer, Haynesville, Idabel, Broken Bow, Clarksville,
Bogata, Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant, Pittsburg, Daingerfield,
Lone Star, Naples, Omaha, Atlanta, Linden, Hughes Springs,
Queen City, Mineola, Winnsboro, Quitman, Hawkins, Gilmer,
Big Sandy, Jefferson, Tyler, Longview, and Marshall
329 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of Arkansas, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma,
  and northeast Texas, including the following areas, in
  Arkansas, Columbia, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little
  River, Miller, Nevada, Sevier, and Union. In northwest
  Louisiana, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, and Webster. In
  southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In northeast Texas, Bowie,
  Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red
  River, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and Wood.

* Through late Saturday night.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall with storms repeatedly
  moving over the same areas will be possible late tonight and
  especially Saturday, especially as these rains fall on already
  saturated soils and full creeks and bayous.

* 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.
Be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
330 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Gusty winds will make for hazardous boating conditions
Saturday...

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Including the cities of Hope, Prescott, Texarkana, Stamps,
Lewisville, Bradley, Magnolia, El Dorado, Shreveport,
Bossier City, Minden, Springhill, Homer, Haynesville, Ruston,
Farmerville, Bernice, Mansfield, Stonewall, Logansport,
Coushatta, Martin, Arcadia, Ringgold, Gibsland, Jonesboro,
Monroe, Many, Zwolle, Pleasant Hill, Natchitoches, Winnfield,
Colfax, Montgomery, Dry Prong, Clarks, Grayson, Columbia, Jena,
Midway, Olla, Clarksville, Bogata, Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant,
Pittsburg, Daingerfield, Lone Star, Naples, Omaha, Atlanta,
Linden, Hughes Springs, Queen City, Mineola, Winnsboro, Quitman,
Hawkins, Gilmer, Big Sandy, Jefferson, Tyler, Longview, Marshall,
Jacksonville, Rusk, Henderson, Carthage, Nacogdoches, Center,
Lufkin, San Augustine, Hemphill, and Pineland
330 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM CST SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM to 6 PM CST Saturday.

* EVENT...Southerly winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to near 30 mph.

* TIMING...Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* IMPACT...Rough chop on area lakes will create hazardous
  boating conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

&&

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