Weather Alerts for Cherokee

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Anderson - Cherokee - Houston
Effective: Thu, 2/22 1:12am Updated: Wed, 2/21 10:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/22 1:41pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

The flood warning continues for
the Neches River Near Neches, Texas.
* from late tonight until further notice...or until the warning is
* At 12:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage during early Thursday morning and
continue to rise to near 14.5 feet by Monday early afternoon.
Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* 14.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding.  Move livestock and
equipment to higher ground away from the river.

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.
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Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch

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

...Locally heavy rainfall with the potential for flash flooding
will continue through tonight across all of the Four State
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
* 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.

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.