Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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FLWOUN
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
952 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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952 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...Observed flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...

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

The Flood Warning continues for
 The Red River near Gainesville.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:30 AM Thursday the stage was 34.1 feet.

* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

* Forecast...The Red River will continue rising to near 34.5 feet
  early Friday morning then begin falling.

* Impact...At 35.0 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 10 feet
  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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