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Baxter County 911
Wednesday October 28th, 2020 :: 08:22 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 10:15PM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Northern Pope County in central Arkansas... Boone County in north central Arkansas... Marion County in north central Arkansas... Newton County in north central Arkansas... Western Searcy County in north central Arkansas... Johnson County in western Arkansas...

* Until 1015 PM CDT.

* At 821 PM CDT, Doppler radar shows rainfall intensity has decreased across the warned area, but between 2 and 4 inches of rain have already fallen.

* Low water crossings are currently flooding, which will make travel dangerous.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Harrison, Clarksville, Bull Shoals, Yellville, Jasper, Flippin, Diamond City, Hartman, Bergman, Western Grove, Lead Hill, Pyatt, Valley Springs, Omaha, Dugger, Piercetown, Carver, Pruitt, Erbie and Eula.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SEARCY, AR ... POPE, AR ... NEWTON, AR ... BOONE, AR ... JOHNSON, AR ... MARION, AR

Instructions:

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.

Address/Location
Baxter County 911
815 Hwy 62 E
Mountain Home, AR 72653

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 870-425-2361

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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