Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1035 PM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ055>058-060>076-261800-
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Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Delaware-
Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-Cherokee-Adair-Muskogee-McIntosh-
Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-Latimer-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Van Buren,
Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita,
Miami, Tulsa, Claremore, Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah,
Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah, Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah,
Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler, Wilburton, and Poteau
1035 PM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma...
  including the following counties...in Arkansas...Benton...
  Carroll...Crawford...Franklin...Madison...Sebastian and
  Washington AR. in Oklahoma...Adair...Cherokee...Craig...
  Creek...Delaware...Haskell...Latimer...Le Flore...Mayes...
  McIntosh...Muskogee...Nowata...Okfuskee...Okmulgee...Ottawa...
  Pittsburg...Rogers...Sequoyah...Tulsa...Wagoner and Washington
  OK.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* Multiple clusters of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will
  spread across a large portion of eastern Oklahoma overnight,
  moving into southeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas by
  Wednesday morning. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
  are likely with locally 5 inches possible. This will likely lead
  to localized flash flooding with the potential for river
  flooding in some areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A flash flood watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.

Remember, most flood related deaths occur in automobiles and
flooding is the leading cause of weather related deaths.

&&

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