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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:08 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 4:52 AM EDT on May 02, 2017


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 515 am CDT for
northern Adair... southeastern Wagoner... Cherokee and northern
Muskogee counties...

Around 2 inches of rain has fall in the much of the warned area. Up
to around another inch is possible.

Tahlequah emergency management reported flooding around the
northeastern State University Campus with at least one car stalled
in the high water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3597 9453 3556 9535 3556 9569 3608 9518
      3608 9512 3614 9512 3616 9510 3616 9456



805 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the baron Fork river at Eldon.
* From Saturday afternoon to Sunday evening, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 7:30 PM Friday, the stage was 7.92 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the baron Fork river at Eldon is expected to rise above
flood stage Saturday afternoon and continue to rise to near 22.5
feet by Sunday before dawn . The river is expected to fall below
flood stage early Sunday afternoon. This forecast is based on a
heavy rain forecast for the next 48 hours. Crest height and timing
may change as this event unfolds. Continue to closely monitor updates
to this warning.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet, moderate flooding occurs. Grazing lands
become inundated to a depth of several feet. Floodwaters may reach
some Cabins near Camp Egan.


Lat... Lon 3594 9490 3594 9477 3578 9481 3578 9493




805 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

the Flood Warning continues for
the Flint creek near Kansas.
* From Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 7:30 PM Friday, the stage was 6.82 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Flint creek near Kansas is expected to rise above
flood stage early Saturday afternoon and continue to rise to near
15.9 feet by Saturday evening. The river is expected to fall below
flood stage Sunday morning. This forecast is based on a
heavy rain forecast for the next 48 hours. Crest height and timing
may change as this event unfolds. Continue to closely monitor updates
to this warning.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet, severe flooding occurs from Fidlers Bend to
Chewey bridge. Farmland and permanent campgrounds are affected.
Several Cabins in the Fidlers Bend area are flooded or isolated for
prolonged periods. This is an extremely dangerous and life
threatening situation.


Lat... Lon 3630 9461 3620 9456 3607 9482 3619 9483




805 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

the Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River near Tahlequah.
* Until late Tuesday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday, the stage was 9.30 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Illinois River near Tahlequah is expected to rise
above flood stage early Saturday afternoon and continue to rise to
near 24.5 feet by Sunday evening. The river is expected to fall
below flood stage Tuesday evening. This forecast is based on a
heavy rain forecast for the next 48 hours. Crest height and timing
may change as this event unfolds. Continue to closely monitor updates
to this warning.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet, devastating flooding occurs along the
Illinois River from near Hanging Rock to the headwaters of lake
tenkiller. State Highway 10 is closed northeast of its intersection
with Highway 51. Many Cabins and Parks are severely flooded or are
totally isolated for an extended duration. This is a very dangerous
and life threatening situation. This will approach the April 2011
flood, which reached 26 feet.


Lat... Lon 3612 9487 3606 9481 3576 9487 3576 9496 3603 9496




805 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

the Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Chewey.
* From Saturday afternoon to late Monday night, or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 7:15 PM Friday, the stage was 6.85 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Illinois River at Chewey is expected to rise above
flood stage early Saturday afternoon and continue to rise to near
26.0 feet by early Sunday afternoon. The river is expected to fall
below flood stage late Monday evening. This forecast is based on a
heavy rain forecast for the next 48 hours. Crest height and timing
may change as this event unfolds. Continue to closely monitor updates
to this warning.
* Impact... at 26.0 feet, very severe flooding occurs from near
fidler's Bend to near Hanging Rock. Highway 10 near Hanging Rock is
impassible. Numerous roads near the river will be inaccessible and
water impacts Chewey Road east of Chewey bridge. Some areas may be
isolated for an extended duration. Many Cabins in the fidler's Bend
area are severely flooded. This is an extremely dangerous and life
threatening situation.


Lat... Lon 3619 9472 3611 9471 3606 9481 3612 9487




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:03 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Rogers County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Delaware County in northeastern Oklahoma...
McIntosh County in southeastern Oklahoma...
Mayes County in northeastern Oklahoma...
northern Adair County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Wagoner County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma...
north central Pittsburg County in southeastern Oklahoma...
Muskogee County in east central Oklahoma...

* until 400 am CDT

* thunderstorms will drop 1 to 3 inches of rain across much of the
advisory over the next few hours. This will cause urban and small
stream flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Tahlequah... Wagoner... Eufaula... Jay... Pryor... Coweta...
Fort Gibson... Checotah... Chouteau... Warner... Westville...
Locust Grove...

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Oklahoma between mile markers 251 and 278.
Interstate 44 between mile markers 237 and 270.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3597 9455 3564 9508 3564 9512 3560 9513
      3496 9586 3555 9575 3555 9571 3590 9576
      3649 9573 3650 9462



336 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
counties... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford...
Franklin... Madison... Sebastian and Washington AR. In
Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Choctaw... Craig... creek...
Delaware... Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh...
Muskogee... Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Ottawa... Pittsburg...
Pushmataha... Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa and Wagoner.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Sunday morning

* a potent upper level storm system will move into the area
Friday with strong to severe thunderstorms developing by early
evening across portions of eastern Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas. Thunderstorms will continue Friday night through
Saturday evening with locally heavy rainfall as a frontal
boundary slowly pushes southeast. 4 to 6 inches of rainfall
are expected across southeast Oklahoma into northwest
Arkansas with locally higher amounts approaching 8 to 10
inches.

* The heavy rainfall will likely lead to widespread and
potentially life threatening flash flooding. Several rivers
will likely go into moderate to major flood including the
Illinois River and Lee Creek at Van Buren. Beaver Lake Dam in
northwest Arkansas could begin to release water which would
impact areas downstream.

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. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:03 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Rogers County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Delaware County in northeastern Oklahoma...
McIntosh County in southeastern Oklahoma...
Mayes County in northeastern Oklahoma...
northern Adair County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Wagoner County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma...
north central Pittsburg County in southeastern Oklahoma...
Muskogee County in east central Oklahoma...

* until 400 am CDT

* thunderstorms will drop 1 to 3 inches of rain across much of the
advisory over the next few hours. This will cause urban and small
stream flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Tahlequah... Wagoner... Eufaula... Jay... Pryor... Coweta...
Fort Gibson... Checotah... Chouteau... Warner... Westville...
Locust Grove...

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Oklahoma between mile markers 251 and 278.
Interstate 44 between mile markers 237 and 270.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3597 9455 3564 9508 3564 9512 3560 9513
      3496 9586 3555 9575 3555 9571 3590 9576
      3649 9573 3650 9462



336 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
counties... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford...
Franklin... Madison... Sebastian and Washington AR. In
Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Choctaw... Craig... creek...
Delaware... Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh...
Muskogee... Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Ottawa... Pittsburg...
Pushmataha... Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa and Wagoner.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Sunday morning

* a potent upper level storm system will move into the area
Friday with strong to severe thunderstorms developing by early
evening across portions of eastern Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas. Thunderstorms will continue Friday night through
Saturday evening with locally heavy rainfall as a frontal
boundary slowly pushes southeast. 4 to 6 inches of rainfall
are expected across southeast Oklahoma into northwest
Arkansas with locally higher amounts approaching 8 to 10
inches.

* The heavy rainfall will likely lead to widespread and
potentially life threatening flash flooding. Several rivers
will likely go into moderate to major flood including the
Illinois River and Lee Creek at Van Buren. Beaver Lake Dam in
northwest Arkansas could begin to release water which would
impact areas downstream.

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. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Delaware - Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Maryland - Special Statement
Michigan - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Areal Flood Advisory
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory

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