Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1139 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017


...The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Arkansas...

  Arkansas River at Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sebastian
  Counties.

  Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam affecting Franklin...Johnson
  and Logan Counties.


...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Oklahoma...

  Arkansas River near Muskogee affecting Muskogee County.

OKC101-290039-
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1139 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
 The Arkansas River near Muskogee
* until late Tuesday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 AM Friday, the stage was 28.12 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Arkansas River near Muskogee will fluctuate around
  28 feet through Saturday morning then continue rising to
  near 33.8 feet Sunday morning. The river will 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 32.0 feet, areas on the grounds of the OG&E power plant
  are flooded. Moderate agricultural flooding occurs. At 34.0 feet,
  severe flooding occurs along the Arkansas River near Muskogee. Many
  areas on the grounds of the OG&E power plant are flooded. This will
  compare with the flood of October 7, 1959 when the stage reached 34.0
  feet. This is a dangerous situation. Take action now to prepare for
  this flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3583 9520 3552 9507 3547 9515 3559 9532 3583 9537

$$

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1139 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Arkansas River at Van Buren
* from Saturday afternoon to Monday evening, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 11:00 AM Friday, the stage was 20.24 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Arkansas River at Van Buren is expected to rise
  above flood stage Saturday afternoon and continue to rise to near
  25.0 feet by Sunday morning. The river is expected to fall below
  flood stage Monday 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 25.0 feet, extensive agricultural lowland flooding
  occurs along the shoreline from Van Buren downstream to Lavaca.
  Some rural roads near Lavaca are impassable. Much of Kelley Park
  northwest of downtown Fort Smith is flooded. Take action now to
  prepare for this flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3549 9439 3539 9422 3531 9422 3531 9454 3540 9454

$$

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/OZGA4.2.ER.170430T0448Z.170501T0000Z.170501T2209Z.NO/
1139 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam
* from Saturday evening to Monday evening, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 11:00 AM Friday, the stage was 353.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 357.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by late
  Saturday evening and continue to rise to near 364.0 feet by Sunday
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage by Monday 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 363.0 feet, patrolling of McLean Bottom Levee in Logan
  County and Lower Hartman Levee in Johnson County begins. Flooding
  spreads over more than 4,000 acres in Franklin and Logan Counties.
  Numerous gas fields are flooded. Some agricultural lands in Johnson
  County also are flooded. Take action now to prepare for this flood.


&&

LAT...LON 3546 9405 3550 9382 3542 9347 3536 9349
      3531 9371 3540 9385

$$




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