River Flood Warning issued for Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam

UPDATE

The Flood Warning continues for the Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.

At  1:00 PM Thursday, the stage was 356.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 357.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage by early Monday afternoon and remain near flood stage until further notice.

* Impact...At 357.0 feet, flooding affects agricultural use lands along the river downstream of the lock and dam in Franklin County. Gas fields are also subject to flooding downstream. Equipment and livestock should be moved to higher ground. North 5th Street in Logan County near the Six Mile Levee begins to flood and may cut off access to a nearby residence. 

ORIGINAL RELEASE

A River Flood Warning continues for the Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam until Friday morning or until the warning is cancelled.

At 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 24, the stage was 356.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 357.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by early Wednesday afternoon, and remain at, or just above flood stage through Thursday night. The river will fall below flood stage by Friday before dawn.

* Impact...At 357.0 feet, flooding affects agricultural use lands along the river downstream of the lock and dam in Franklin County. Gas fields are also subject to flooding downstream. Equipment and livestock should be moved to higher ground. North 5th Street in Logan County near the Six Mile Levee begins to flood and may cut off access to a nearby residence.