National Weather Service: Flood Warning

Jersey, AR

Current Conditions

Clear

57 °F

Clear

9 mph from the SSE

30 °F

30.19 in

36%

10.0 miles

El Dorado, AR

Updated — 12:53 PM CDT on April 16, 2014

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Forecast for Jersey (71651)

Wednesday
clear
Clear
H 61° / L 39°
Thursday
partlycloudy
Chance of Rain
H 70° / L 46°
Friday
partlycloudy
Partly Cloudy
H 72° / L 50°
Saturday
chancerain
Chance of Rain
H 75° / L 55°
Sunday
chancerain
Chance of Rain
H 73° / L 59°
Wednesday

Clear. High of 61F. Winds from the SE at 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 39F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday

Partly cloudy. High of 70F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 46F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

Friday

Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 72F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 50F. Winds less than 5 mph.

Saturday

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 75F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Saturday Night

Overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 55F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

Sunday

Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 73F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 59F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Statement as of 10:09 am CDT on April 16, 2014

Flood Warning


The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher lock and dam near Calion.
* From this morning until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 7:00 am Wednesday the stage was 78.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
rise to near 83.0 feet by Monday evening.
* Impacts at 80.0 feet... levee gates should be closed to prevent the
river from backing into Calion Lake. Access to oil and gas rigs and
to Timber is flooded. There is wide coverage of flooding in the
river bottoms.
* Impacts at 83.0 feet... access to oil and gas rigs and to Timber is
flooded. Calhoun County Road 131 is completely under water leading to
old lock 8 river access.



             Fld observed forecast 7am
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 78.9 Wed 07 am 80.9 81.8 82.3 82.7 83.0




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