Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1021 AM CDT Sat Apr 1 2023

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...

  White River At Clarendon affecting Arkansas and Monroe Counties.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

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

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...

Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


1021 AM CDT Sat Apr 1 2023


* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...White River At Clarendon.

* WHEN...Until further notice.

* IMPACTS...At 26.0 feet, River flows in many side channels and
  creates islands between the river and sloughs and creeks. Flooding
  of cropland and timber is occurring. Portions of the National
  Wildlife Refuge downstream of Clarendon flooding.
  At 28.0 feet, Flooding of cropland and timber is occurring. Roads
  to homes and cabins in lower Maddox Bay area off Highway 146 south
  of Clarendon impassible.
  At 30.0 feet, Clarendon storm sewer should be closed to keep river
  from backing up outflow pipe. Extensive flooding in the delta.
  Most cropland and timber in bottoms are flooded. Much of the
  National Wildlife Refuge land downstream of Clarendon will be

  - At 10:00 AM CDT Saturday the stage was 29.5 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 29.5
    feet on early Sunday morning (April 2).
  - Flood stage is 26.0 feet.


           Fld   Observed        Forecast 1 PM      Crest
Location   Stg   Stg Day/Time   Sun   Mon   Tue  Crest  Time  Date

White River
Clarendon  26.0  29.5 Sat 10 AM 29.5 29.5 29.5   29.5 1 AM 4/02


LAT...LON 3435 9119 3449 9132 3466 9139 3472 9129
      3455 9120 3442 9108