River Statement
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
828 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

  For the Canadian River at Purcell...

* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

* The latest stage was 9.11 feet at 7 PM Wednesday.

* The Canadian River is forecast to crest near 10.5 feet
  mid Thursday morning.

* Impact...When the Canadian River reaches 11.0 feet at Purcell...Near
  bankfull levels occur along the river on the Cleveland-McClain
  County border from near Norman...and Noble to the vicinity south
  of of Purcell and Lexington.

  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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