Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
223 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015


OKZ049-053>076-281530-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
LATIMER-LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANTLERS...CLAYTON...HUGO...PAWHUSKA...
BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...VINITA...MIAMI...PAWNEE...TULSA...
CLAREMORE...PRYOR...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...WAGONER...
TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...SALLISAW...
MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
223 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
  NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...
  MUSKOGEE...OKFUSKEE AND SEQUOYAH. IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  ADAIR...CRAIG...CREEK...DELAWARE...MAYES...NOWATA...OKMULGEE...
   OSAGE...OTTAWA...PAWNEE...ROGERS...TULSA...WAGONER AND
  WASHINGTON. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...CHOCTAW...HASKELL...
  LATIMER...LE FLORE...MCINTOSH...PITTSBURG AND PUSHMATAHA.

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MOVE INTO
  NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA EARLY THIS MORNING WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
  MORE STORMS ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA TODAY. SEVERAL ROUNDS
  OF ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WIDESPREAD 2 TO 3 INCH RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY 5 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

THE HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THE PAST WEEK HAS CAUSED AREA LAKES...SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL
AS THE MAJOR RIVERS TO FLOOD. THIS FLOODING WILL LIKELY CONTINUE FOR
MUCH INTO THE WEEKEND. AREA LAKES ARE NEAR OR SLIGHTLY OVER FULL
CAPACITY. HIGH RELEASES ARE REQUIRED AND THIS MAY FLOOD THE DOWNSTREAM
RIVER. ALSO...TRIBUTARIES THAT FEED INTO THESE RESERVOIRS WILL
ALSO BACK UP AND FLOOD UNTIL LAKE LEVELS GET UNDER CONTROL. ROADS
NEAR THESE LAKES MAY BE UNDER WATER DUE TO FLOODING FROM THESE
LAKES...ESPECIALLY EUFAULA...WISTER...SARDIS AND HUGO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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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