River Statement
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1158 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

  For the Cimarron River near Ripley...

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

* The latest stage was 12.85 feet at 11 AM Saturday.

* The Cimarron River is forecast to crest near 16.9 feet
  early Monday afternoon.

* Impact...When the Cimarron River reaches 17 feet near Ripley...
  Places along the Cimarron River valley in Payne County are briefly
  flooded. Agricultural lands and oil wells located near the channel
  are isolated by water in cutoff channels along the river valley.



  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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