The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1100 am CDT for
At 634 am CDT, National Weather Service Doppler radar detected rain
and thunderstorms continuing over Lawrence County. Radar estimates
that up to 1 inch has fallen since 530 am, with storm totals in
excess of 4 inches.
Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Walnut Ridge, Hoxie, Black Rock, Lake Charles State Park, College
City, Portia, Strawberry, Lynn, Alicia, Minturn, Annieville,
Smithville, Powhatan, Strangers Home, Eaton, Lauratown, Clover Bend,
Calvin, Dicus and Coffman.
If you must travel in Lawrence County this morning, please be
extremely cautious. Turn around, don’t drown when encountering
flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.