Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1217 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TUESDAY...

.A strong upper trough will approach the region tonight with
scattered showers and thunderstorms developing. Precipitation
will become more widespread as a cold front moves through the
area Tuesday into Tuesday night with locally heavy rainfall
likely, mainly along and south of I-44.

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Ottawa-Mayes-Wagoner-
Including the cities of Miami, Pryor, and Wagoner
1217 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include a portion of northeast Oklahoma...
  including the following counties...Mayes...Ottawa and Wagoner.

* From 6 AM CST this morning through late Tuesday night.

* 1 to 3 inch rainfall totals are expected tonight through
  Wednesday morning with locally higher amounts possible.

* This will likely lead to flooding in some low lying areas,
  including the potential for a few rivers to reach flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Drainage ditches, creeks and other low lying
areas are prone to rises and may flood. Most flood related deaths
occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading cause of weather
related deaths.

&&

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Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Delaware-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, Antlers, Clayton, Hugo, Grove,
Jay, Tahlequah, Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw,
McAlester, Stigler, Wilburton, and Poteau
1217 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The Flood Watch continues 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...Choctaw...Delaware...Haskell...
  Latimer...Le Flore...McIntosh...Muskogee...Pittsburg...
  Pushmataha and Sequoyah.

* From 6 AM CST this morning through late Tuesday night.

* 2 to 4 inch rainfall totals are expected tonight through
  Wednesday morning with locally higher amounts possible.

* This will likely lead to flooding in some low lying areas,
  including the potential for a few rivers to reach flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Drainage ditches, creeks and other low lying
areas are prone to rises and may flood. Most flood related deaths
occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading cause of weather
related deaths.

&&

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