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Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:53 PM CDT on July 05, 2015

Expires 9:30 AM EDT on July 06, 2015


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1115 PM CDT for
southwestern Crawford and northwestern Sebastian counties...

At 850 PM CDT... the public and media reported flash flooding
occurring Van Buren and north Fort Smith. Numerous reports have
been received of severely flooded roadways and water in some
residences.

The heavy rainfall has ended however light rain may continue for
another hour. Any additional rainfall amounts will be less than one
quarter inch.

Flooding will continue despite the heavy rain ending. Excessive
runoff will keep roadways flooded for several hours.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Fort Smith and Van Buren.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3543 9430 3537 9431 3539 9440 3545 9440



841 PM CDT sun Jul 5 2015

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
southwestern Crawford County in northwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Sebastian County in west central Arkansas...

* until 830 am CDT Monday

* at 835 PM CDT... public and media reports continue of numerous
flooded roadways and water inside residences around Van Buren and
north Fort Smith. The rainfall has recently diminished in
intensity... and the rain will likely end within the next hour.
However... the excessive runoff will keep local creeks high and
roadways flooded through early Monday morning.

Rainfall gauge measurements of 6.84 inches have been received
from Van Buren... and radar estimates local amounts of 8 to 9
inches may have fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Fort Smith... Van Buren and Kibler.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful
enough to sweep vehicles off the Road. When encountering flooded
roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.


Lat... Lon 3543 9423 3533 9422 3536 9443 3546 9443



Local Storm Report



07/05/2015 0710 PM

Fort Smith, Sebastian County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Neighborhood flooded on north side of Fort Smith. Flood
            waters nearing some homes. Relayed by broadcast media.





07/05/2015 0710 PM

Fort Smith, Sebastian County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Neighborhood flooded on north side of Fort Smith. Flood
            waters nearing some homes. Relayed by broadcast media.





07/05/2015 0553 PM

Fort Smith, Sebastian County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by public.


            Social media report with picture. Relayed by broadcast
            media.





07/05/2015 0553 PM

Fort Smith, Sebastian County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by public.


            Social media report with picture. Relayed by broadcast
            media.



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