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Benton

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 3:14 PM CDT on May 22, 2015, expires at: 7:00 AM CDT on May 25, 2015
  • ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday morning... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • portions of northwest Arkansas and west central Arkansas... including the following areas...in northwest Arkansas... Benton...Carroll...Crawford...Madison and Washington. In west central Arkansas...Franklin and Sebastian.
  • From Sunday afternoon through Monday morning
  • several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected during the watch period...with lighter rains tonight through Saturday becoming more widespread and heavy Saturday night through Sunday night.
  • Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be common through Monday morning...with locally higher amounts approaching 5 inches possible. The heaviest rainfall across west central and northwest Arkansas is expected Sunday and Sunday night...which will likely lead to flash flooding given the saturated soils. Anyone who has outdoor activities or travel planned over the coming weekend should closely monitor conditions for possible closures of roads and recreational areas...and plan accordingly. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is possible within the watch area. If you are in the watch area...keep informed...and be ready for quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is issued. If you live near...or travel across a stream...creek or river subject to flooding...now is the time to prepare for dangerous flooding.

Benton

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 3:14 PM CDT on May 22, 2015, expires at: 7:00 AM CDT on May 25, 2015
  • ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday morning... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • portions of northwest Arkansas and west central Arkansas... including the following areas...in northwest Arkansas... Benton...Carroll...Crawford...Madison and Washington. In west central Arkansas...Franklin and Sebastian.
  • From Sunday afternoon through Monday morning
  • several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected during the watch period...with lighter rains tonight through Saturday becoming more widespread and heavy Saturday night through Sunday night.
  • Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be common through Monday morning...with locally higher amounts approaching 5 inches possible. The heaviest rainfall across west central and northwest Arkansas is expected Sunday and Sunday night...which will likely lead to flash flooding given the saturated soils. Anyone who has outdoor activities or travel planned over the coming weekend should closely monitor conditions for possible closures of roads and recreational areas...and plan accordingly. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is possible within the watch area. If you are in the watch area...keep informed...and be ready for quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is issued. If you live near...or travel across a stream...creek or river subject to flooding...now is the time to prepare for dangerous flooding.
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