Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1025 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

OKC051-240325-
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/CCKO2.2.ER.150524T0225Z.150524T1200Z.150524T2345Z.NO/
1025 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Washita River near Chickasha.

* from this evening to late Sunday night...or until the warning is
  cancelled.

* At 9:30 AM Saturday the stage was 14.5 feet.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.

* Forecast...The Washita River will rise above flood stage late
  Saturday evening and crest near 23.5 feet mid Sunday morning. The
  Washita River will fall below flood stage Sunday evening.

* Impact...At 24 feet...Residential areas in north Chickasha and
  suburban homes and businesses west of town are inundated by
  flooding. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is blocked
  by high water. Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady
  County from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points
  downstream. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary...ranging
  up to 7 feet.


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