National Weather Service Issue Flood Warning For Jackson, AR; Woodruff, AR

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flood warning for Jackson, AR; Woodruff, AR starting on 9/24/2018 5:00:00 AM. NWS estimates this event is ‘likely’ to happen and the event is categorized as ‘severe.’

The best action to take according to The National Weather Service is to avoid the area. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
Safety message Remember to Turn Around Don’t Drown Do not drive cars through flooded areas.
Everyone with property or other interest along streams and rivers should remain alert to changing weather forecasts. Should conditions change Look for river forecasts or Flood Warnings for use in making informed decisions to protect life and property.

Map showing affected area for flood warning
Map showing affected area for flood warning

Read the full alert from The National Weather Service

Cache River Near Patterson affecting Jackson and Woodruff Counties
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 Under the Current Conditions section Select River and Lakes AHPS. The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

  • Flood Warning for
    The Cache River Near Patterson.
  • until late Friday night: or until the warning is cancelled.
  • At 6:00 AM Monday the stage was 8.9 feet.
  • Minor flooding is forecast.
  • Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
  • Forecast: Rise above flood stage by just after sunrise this morning
    and continue to rise to near 9.2 feet by after midnight early Tuesday
    morning. The river will fall below flood stage by late Thursday evening.
  • Impacts at 9.0 feet: Low swampy timberland along the river begins
    to flood. Flood gates should be closed and equipment moved out of
    the low grounds along the river and tributaries.