Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1129 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING POTENTIAL CONTINUES THROUGH TONIGHT...

.LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FELL ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
LAST NIGHT IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE FIRST ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS.
ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED LATE TODAY AND INTO
TONIGHT OVER THIS SAME AREA AHEAD OF AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH AND
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT. THE ADDITIONAL LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS COULD
CREATE SOME FLOODING ISSUES.

OKZ070>072-301200-
/O.EXA.KTSA.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-160430T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKOGEE...CHECOTAH...SALLISAW
1129 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
  AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN
  EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...MUSKOGEE AND SEQUOYAH. IN SOUTHEAST
  OKLAHOMA...MCINTOSH.

* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY
  RAINFALL IS EXPECTED LATER ON TODAY INTO TONIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING
  EAST OF THE REGION BY SATURDAY MORNING. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF
  RAINFALL HAS ALREADY FALLEN FROM LAST NIGHT`S STORMS...AND
  ANOTHER 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* IF THE RAINFALL AMOUNTS MATERIALIZE AS FORECAST...LOCALIZED
  FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE LIKELY. MAIN STEM RIVER
  FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* 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.

$$

ARZ029-OKZ049-053-073>076-301200-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-160430T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEBASTIAN-PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-LATIMER-LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SMITH...ANTLERS...CLAYTON...HUGO...
MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
1129 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
  SEBASTIAN. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...CHOCTAW...HASKELL...
  LATIMER...LE FLORE...PITTSBURG AND PUSHMATAHA.

* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY
  RAINFALL IS EXPECTED LATER ON TODAY INTO TONIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING
  EAST OF THE REGION BY SATURDAY MORNING. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF
  RAINFALL HAS ALREADY FALLEN FROM LAST NIGHT`S STORMS...AND
  ANOTHER 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* IF THE RAINFALL AMOUNTS MATERIALIZE AS FORECAST...LOCALIZED
  FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE LIKELY. MAIN STEM RIVER
  FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* 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.

$$

LACY



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