Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
529 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

OKC029-063-069-095-123-133-291215-
/O.CON.KOUN.FA.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-160429T1215Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SEMINOLE OK-JOHNSTON OK-PONTOTOC OK-HUGHES OK-MARSHALL OK-COAL OK-
529 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 AM CDT FOR
SEMINOLE...JOHNSTON...PONTOTOC...HUGHES...MARSHALL AND WESTERN COAL
COUNTIES...

DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS NEAR 2 INCHES OCCURRED
OVERNIGHT AND THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
THE AREA OF RAIN MOVING ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA IS EXPECTED TO
DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY BY DAYBREAK.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ADA...SEMINOLE...HOLDENVILLE...MADILL...TISHOMINGO...WEWOKA...KINGSTON...
WETUMKA...BYNG...ALLEN...MANNSVILLE...RAVIA...STONEWALL...WAPANUCKA...
BOWLEGS...DUSTIN...TUPELO...MILL CREEK...MILBURN AND FRANCIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 3411 9654 3411 9659 3408 9656 3391 9665
      3392 9666 3383 9671 3383 9676 3387 9680
      3385 9686 3396 9693 3539 9665 3539 9654
      3544 9657 3546 9654 3543 9649 3546 9648
      3545 9644 3529 9644 3529 9598 3523 9598

$$

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