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Flash Flood Watch

By Staff, 02/20/18 12:59 PM

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The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southwest Arkansas, southeast Oklahoma, and northeast Texas, including the following areas;

In southwest Arkansas, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, and Sevier.

In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain.

In northeast Texas, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and Wood.

* From this evening through late Wednesday night

* Periods of excessive heavy rainfall associated with a very slow moving frontal boundary may result in areas of flash flooding as training of showers and thunderstorms will likely occur over the watch area. 3-6 inches of rainfall is expected.

* 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.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.