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Flash Flood Watch in Effect


UPDATE:: 12:20 a.m.:::A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through early Monday morning for southeast Oklahoma and adjacent areas of southwest Arkansas.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has expanded the…

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Arkansas, north
central Louisiana, and northeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Arkansas, Columbia, Hempstead, Lafayette,
Miller, Nevada, and Union. In north central Louisiana, Union.
In northeast Texas, Bowie and Red River.

* Through Monday morning

* A complex of showers and thunderstorms will advance southward
from the Southern Plains across the Red River Valley late
today through tonight. Total rainfall amounts between 2-3
inches are expected with isolated higher amounts possible
through daybreak on Monday.

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.

The NWS said an unsettled pattern will setup over the Four State Region for the upcoming week. For the most part, daytime heating will lead to the
chance for showers and thunderstorms to remain in the forecast through next weekend. Some of the stronger storms may produce locally gusty winds and brief, heavy rainfall each day. Localized flash flooding will be possible with slower moving storms through this period.

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