Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
621 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

OKC023-077-079-121-127-212330-
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CHOCTAW OK-LE FLORE OK-PITTSBURG OK-PUSHMATAHA OK-LATIMER OK-
621 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CHOCTAW COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  PUSHMATAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  SOUTHERN LATIMER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  SOUTHERN LE FLORE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  SOUTHERN PITTSBURG COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 630 PM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 615 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SCATTERED SHOWERS ONGOING ACROSS PORTIONS OF CHOCTAW COUNTY.
  ALTHOUGH ADDITIONAL   RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL REMAIN LESS THAN ONE
  INCH...3 TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN FELL TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY AND
  FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE.
  ADDITIONALLY...SEVERAL LARGE STEM RIVERS REMAIN IN FLOOD AND WILL
  BE SLOW TO RECEDE. NUMEROUS ROADS HAVE BEEN REPORTED CLOSED DUE TO
  THE FLOOD WATERS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
  SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ANTLERS...
  CLAYTON...HUGO...ALBION...BIG CEDAR...BOSWELL...CLAYTON LAKE STATE
  PARK...CLOUDY...DUNBAR...FORT TOWSON...GOODLAND...HUGO LAKE STATE
  PARK...KELLOND...KENT...KIAMICHI...KIOWA...KOSOMA...MESSER...
  MOYERS...MUSE...NASHOBA...OCTAVIA...OLETA...RATTAN...RAYMOND GARY
  STATE PARK...SAWYER...SNOW...SOPER...STANLEY AND TALIHINA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD TO
UNKNOWN DEPTHS. IT ONLY TAKES TWO FEET OF RUSHING WATER TO CARRY AWAY
MOST SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUPS. TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO
REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL THE WATER RECEDES. REMEMBER...
MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.

LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN HILLY TERRAIN ARE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS IN
HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND
ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER
TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3393 9559 3386 9581 3393 9593 3416 9598
      3417 9578 3450 9579 3451 9568 3459 9568
      3459 9588 3468 9589 3468 9609 3474 9610
      3476 9445 3450 9447 3450 9504 3424 9504
      3423 9514 3393 9516 3386 9539

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