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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:38 PM CDT on May 28, 2015

Expires 9:42 AM EDT on June 01, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Arkansas River at Dardanelle.
* Until Monday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 37.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is cresting and will continue to fall to below
flood stage by Sunday morning. Flows are well over 340,000 cfs and
will remain high through the remainder of the week. Additional rainfall
is in the forecast for this weekend. Please monitor latest forecasts for
any updates.
* Impacts at 36.0 feet... numerous roads and highways affected, backwater
up Petit Jean river floods State Highway 154. Carden Bottoms and Holla
Bend National Wildlife Refuge flooded.


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

Arkansas River
Dardanelle 32 37.7 Thu 07 PM 36.6 34.1 31.5 28.8 26.0




Lat... Lon 3508 9278 3507 9305 3522 9321 3528 9310
3519 9303 3520 9280






Record Report

Statement as of 9:00 AM CDT on May 28, 2015


... Record monthly... Spring... and all-time monthly rainfall set at
Mena and Big Fork...

At Mena in Polk County... 19.74 inches of rain has fallen this may.
This has been the wettest may since 1990... and is the wettest may on
record. The previous wettest may was in 1990... with 18.08 inches.

May 2015 has also been the wettest month in 100 years /since August
of 1915/... and is now the wettest month ever recorded. The wettest
months at Mena are listed below...

1. May 2015 - 19.74 inches
2. Aug 1915 - 18.81 inches
3. May 1990 - 18.08 inches
4. Mar 1945 - 18.01 inches
5. Oct 1984 - 16.69 inches

For this Spring... /which is considered from March 1st-may 31st/...
34.63 inches of rain has fallen... making it the wettest Spring since
1968... and the wettest ever recorded. The previous record was 31.70
inches in 1968.

Records for Mena began in 1887.

At Big Fork 1 SSE in Polk County... 21.32 inches of rain has fallen
this may. This has been the wettest may since 1946... and is the
wettest may on record. The previous wettest may was in 1946... with
15.90 inches.

May 2015 has also been the wettest month since March of 1945... and
is now the wettest month ever recorded. The wettest months at Big
Fork are listed below...

1. May 2015 - 21.32 inches
2. Mar 1945 - 21.07 inches
3. Dec 1982 - 17.25 inches
4. Nov 1996 - 17.09 inches
5. Sep 2009 - 16.26 inches

For this Spring... 37.46 inches of rain has fallen... making it the
wettest Spring since 1968... and the wettest ever recorded. The
previous record was 36.69 inches in 1968.

Records for Big Fork began in 1944.


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