Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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WGUS84 KOUN 251305
FLSOUN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
805 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

OKC085-TXC097-252105-
/O.EXT.KOUN.FL.W.0030.160526T1200Z-160529T0136Z/
/GSVT2.2.ER.160526T1200Z.160527T1800Z.160528T1936Z.NO/
805 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Red River near Gainesville.

* from Thursday morning to Saturday evening...or until the warning
  is cancelled.

* At  7:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 24.0 feet.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

* Forecast...The Red River will rise above flood stage mid Thursday
  morning and crest near 29.2 feet early Friday afternoon. The Red
  River will fall below flood stage early Saturday afternoon.

* Impact...At 29.0 feet...Crop and range lands...pecan groves...oil
  wells...and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying
  fields...upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma...and Cooke
  County in Texas...experience overflows several hours before the
  crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of
  Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other
  property should be removed to places which are at least 4 feet
  higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.


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LAT...LON 3379 9748 3400 9748 3395 9719 3398 9704
      3380 9698 3367 9710

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