Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
423 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...MORE RAIN HEADED FOR EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST
   CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.A WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVING FROM WEST TEXAS INTO OKLAHOMA WILL
BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN TO PORTIONS OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
SATURATED GROUND FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LEAD TO RAPID RUN-OFF
AND POTENTIAL FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING.

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053-069-072>076-251730-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FF.A.0007.150525T2100Z-150526T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-ADAIR-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...STILWELL...SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...
POTEAU
423 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS AND OKLAHOMA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ARKANSAS...BENTON...
  CARROLL...CRAWFORD...FRANKLIN...MADISON...SEBASTIAN AND
  WASHINGTON. IN OKLAHOMA...ADAIR...CHOCTAW...HASKELL...
  LATIMER...LE FLORE...PITTSBURG...PUSHMATAHA AND SEQUOYAH.

* FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH NOON TUESDAY.

* WIDESPREAD ONE TO ONE AND ONE HALF INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED
  IN THE WATCH AREA. LOCAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF THREE TO FOUR INCHES
  WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* SATURATED GROUND WILL CONTRIBUTE TO RAPID RUN-OFF WHERE ONE
  INCH OF RAIN IN 30 MINUTES FROM A THUNDERSTORM MAY INITIATE
  FLOODING.

* A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS RAPIDLY RISING WATER OR FLOODING IS
  POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD...
THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT UNDERNEATH THE RUSHING WATER.
TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL
THE WATER RECEDES.

IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA...KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR
QUICK ACTION IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A WARNING IS
ISSUED.  HAVE A MEANS OF RECEIVING ANY WARNINGS ISSUED OVERNIGHT
SUCH AS A WEATHER RADIO.


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