Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 260839
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
339 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015


...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Arkansas...

  Arkansas River at Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sebastian
  Counties.

ARC033-131-261639-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/VBUA4.3.ER.150524T1546Z.150526T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
339 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...This is a dangerous and life threatening situation...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River at Van Buren.
* until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  3:00 AM Tuesday, the stage was 32.60 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Arkansas River at Van Buren will continue rising to
  near 33.0 feet this afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet, damaging flooding occurs along the Arkansas
  River floodplain from Moffett, Oklahoma downstream to Lock and Dam
  13. The port of Fort Smith and nearby businesses are flooded.
  Backwater flooding occurs in the trailer parks next to Lee Creek.
  Some residential subdivisions around Fort Smith are flooded. This
  is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3540 9454 3531 9454 3531 9422 3539 9422 3549 9439

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