River Statement
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
944 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...A crest near flood stage is forecast for the following locations
along the Canadian River...

  For the Canadian River near Bridgeport...

* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.

* The latest stage was 13.00 feet at 8 AM Saturday.

* The Canadian River is forecast to crest near 13.9 feet
  mid Sunday morning.

* Impact...When the Canadian River reaches 14.0 feet near
  Bridgeport...Flooding affects croplands...pastures...and oil
  wells near the river. Low-lying bottomlands near the river may be
  cut off from easy access by high water in side channels. Sand
  dredging operations are affected. Upstream points in southern
  Blaine County experience flooding before the areas near Bridgeport
  in northern Caddo County. Downstream points in southwestern
  Canadian County are affected hours later.



  People in flood prone areas should continue to monitor water
  levels...and be prepared to seek higher ground should water levels
  rise suddenly.  Stay tuned for further information by listening to
  weather radio or local media sources.


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