Weather Alerts for Smith

Issued by the National Weather Service

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River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
SMITH

Areas Affected:
Gregg - Smith - Upshur - Wood
Effective: Thu, 2/22 8:37pm Updated: Wed, 2/21 10:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/22 7:13pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The flood warning continues for
the Sabine River Near Gladewater.
* from Thursday evening until further notice...or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At  6:15 PM Wednesday The stage was 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
to rise to near 29.8 feet by Saturday early afternoon.
* Impact...at 29.0 feet...Expect lowland flooding to continue with oil
field operations curtailed.
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Information:
Do not drive vehicles through flooded waterways. Use caution when
walking near flooded riverbanks. Do not try to wade or swim in
flooded rivers and bayous.
For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website
address into your favorite web browser URL bar:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
SMITH

Areas Affected:
Smith - Upshur - Wood
Effective: Mon, 2/26 2:24am Updated: Wed, 2/21 10:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/22 7:13pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The flood warning continues for
the Sabine River Near Hawkins.
* from late Sunday night until further notice...or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At  6:45 PM Wednesday The stage was 11.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Monday morning and
continue to rise to near 24.3 feet BY Monday evening. Additional
rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact...at 25.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding of pastures and
boatramps.  Move livestock and equipment to higher ground.
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Information:
Do not drive vehicles through flooded waterways. Use caution when
walking near flooded riverbanks. Do not try to wade or swim in
flooded rivers and bayous.
For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website
address into your favorite web browser URL bar:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
SMITH

Areas Affected:
Smith - Wood
Effective: Wed, 2/21 7:10pm Updated: Wed, 2/21 10:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/22 7:10pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The flood warning continues for
the Sabine River Near Mineola.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:15 PM Wednesday The stage was 13.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 16.9 feet by Friday early afternoon.
* Impact...at 16.0 feet...Expect flooding of low river bottoms with
secondary roadways along with picnic and recreational areas
becoming inundated as well. Ranchers should move cattle and
equipment to higher ground.
&&

Information:
Do not drive vehicles through flooded waterways. Use caution when
walking near flooded riverbanks. Do not try to wade or swim in
flooded rivers and bayous.
For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website
address into your favorite web browser URL bar:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
SMITH

Areas Affected:
Angelina - Bowie - Camp - Cass - Cherokee - Franklin - Gregg - Harrison - Marion - Morris - Nacogdoches - Panola - Red River - Rusk - Sabine - San Augustine - Shelby - Smith - Titus - Upshur - Wood
Effective: Wed, 2/21 3:40pm Updated: Wed, 2/21 10:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/22 6:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Locally heavy rainfall with the potential for flash flooding
will continue through tonight across all of the Four State
Region...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, and
Texas, including the following areas, in Arkansas, Columbia,
Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada,
Sevier, and Union. In Louisiana, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo,
Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, Grant, Jackson, La Salle,
Lincoln, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Sabine, Union,
Webster, and Winn. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In Texas,
Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg,
Harrison, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Red River,
Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and
Wood.
* Through late tonight.
* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will continue along and
behind a cold front across much of East Texas, Southeast
Oklahoma, Southwest Arkansas, and North Louisiana. Additional
rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with isolated higher amounts
in excess of 3 inches over portions of Deep East Texas, North
Louisiana, and Southcentral Arkansas, will be possible through
tonight, although the threat for heavy rain will begin to
diminish from west to east late tonight.
* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don`t drown.

Information:
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.