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Baxter County 911
Thursday October 29th, 2020 :: 06:16 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 07:00PM Friday

...The National Weather Service in Little Rock AR has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Arkansas... Buffalo River Near St Joe affecting Searcy County. The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Warning for the Buffalo River Near St Joe.

* From this afternoon to Friday evening.

* At 5:45 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 23.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a briefly crest of 27.0 feet this afternoon, Oct 29th, and will begin to fall shortly after, to 24.3 feet by this evening.

* Impact...At 27.0 feet, Tyler Bend Access Area begins to flood. Some campsites are under water and Comfort Station is flooded.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SEARCY, AR

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 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 forecasts. Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at... www.weather.gov/lzk Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.

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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