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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:28 PM CDT on May 29, 2015

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on May 30, 2015


... This is a dangerous and life threatening situation...

the Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Arthur City.
* Until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Friday, the stage was 35.32 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Red River at Arthur City will continue rising to
near 37.0 feet early Sunday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at 37.0 feet, expect very severe flooding of pastureland
between the mouth of Blue River and Pecan Point. Numerous farm
homes and buildings become flooded or surrounded by high water. For
comparison purposes, the stage during the flood of may 4, 1990 was
about 2 feet higher. This is an extremely dangerous and life
threatening situation.


Lat... Lon 3396 9584 3383 9577 3384 9526 3397 9510 3399 9545





920 PM CDT Fri may 29 2015

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Adair County in northeast Oklahoma...
Benton County in northwest Arkansas...
Carroll County in northwest Arkansas...
Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma...
Choctaw County in southeast Oklahoma...
Craig County in northeast Oklahoma...
Crawford County in northwest Arkansas...
Delaware County in northeast Oklahoma...
eastern Okfuskee County in east central Oklahoma...
eastern Tulsa County in northeast Oklahoma...
Franklin County in west central Arkansas...
Haskell County in southeast Oklahoma...
Latimer County in southeast Oklahoma...
Le Flore County in southeast Oklahoma...
Madison County in northwest Arkansas...
Mayes County in northeast Oklahoma...
McIntosh County in southeast Oklahoma...
Muskogee County in east central Oklahoma...
Nowata County in northeast Oklahoma...
Okmulgee County in northeast Oklahoma...
Ottawa County in northeast Oklahoma...
Pittsburg County in southeast Oklahoma...
Pushmataha County in southeast Oklahoma...
Rogers County in northeast Oklahoma...
Sebastian County in west central Arkansas...
Sequoyah County in east central Oklahoma...
Wagoner County in northeast Oklahoma...
Washington County in northwest Arkansas...

* until 900 am CDT Saturday

* heavy rainfall again fell across much of eastern
Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas during the last 24 hours with
amounts ranging up to three inches. Scattered areas of
rain and a few thunderstorms will be likely in the area for
the next several hours... which will locally add to the amounts.

* Runoff from this excessive rainfall will continue to cause
flooding to occur in low areas... along creeks and drainage
ditches and near ponds... lakes and rivers. A number of rural
roads are either flooded or closed. See the specific warning
for information pertaining to the ongoing mainstem river flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road to
unknown depths. It only takes two feet of rushing water to carry away
most sport utility vehicles and pickups. Take a different Route to
reach your destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember...
most flood related deaths occur in automobiles.

Low water crossings in hilly terrain are especially dangerous in
heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find
alternate routes. It only takes a few inches of swiftly flowing water
to carry vehicles away.


Lat... Lon 3394 9594 3459 9568 3471 9610 3528 9599
      3529 9641 3644 9580 3700 9579 3701 9462
      3651 9461 3649 9329 3612 9329 3612 9347
      3577 9351 3576 9369 3538 9370 3492 9444
      3450 9447 3450 9504 3394 9515 3386 9539





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:32 PM CDT on May 29, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 30, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
areas...

in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford... Franklin...
Madison... Sebastian and Washington...

in Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Choctaw... Craig... creek...
Delaware... Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh...
Muskogee... Nowata... Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Osage... Ottawa...
Pawnee... Pittsburg... Pushmataha... Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa...
Wagoner and Washington.

* Through Saturday evening

* the current rainfall will diminish tonight from west to east
across southeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. But until it
does even the moderate amounts falling will cause flooding given
the saturated conditions.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to
move into eastern Oklahoma late tonight as a cold front arrives.
While this activity is expected to move long and not be
widespread in coverage... any quick falls of rain will cause
flash flooding.

Additionally..rain and thunderstorms could move across southeast
Oklahoma and into southwest Arkansas toward morning as a storm
complex tracks across Texas.

The rainfall potential looks limited in northeast Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas during the day on Saturday and this watch
could be canceled early if that trend continues.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the watch area... keep informed... and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Have a means of receiving any warnings issued overnight
such as a weather radio.





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