Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
222 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

OKC085-TXC097-241522-
/O.EXT.KOUN.FL.W.0030.160525T2304Z-160527T2230Z/
/GSVT2.1.ER.160525T2304Z.160527T0600Z.160527T1630Z.NO/
222 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Red River near Gainesville.

* from Wednesday evening to Friday afternoon...or until the warning
  is cancelled.

* At  1:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.1 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

* Forecast...The Red River will rise above flood stage Wednesday
  evening and crest near 25.7 feet early Friday morning. The Red
  River will fall below flood stage late Friday morning.

* Impact...At 26.0 feet...Crop and range lands...pecan groves...oil
  wells...and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying
  fields...upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma...and Cooke
  County in Texas...experience overflows several hours before the
  crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of
  Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other
  property should be removed to places which are at least 1 foot
  higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.


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LAT...LON 3379 9748 3400 9748 3395 9719 3398 9704
      3380 9698 3367 9710

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