Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 021351
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
851 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015


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

  Lee Creek near Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sequoyah Counties.

  Arkansas River at Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sebastian
  Counties.

  Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam affecting Franklin...Johnson
  and Logan Counties.

ARC033-131-022151-
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851 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River at Van Buren.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 AM Tuesday, the stage was 30.35 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Arkansas River at Van Buren will continue but
  remain above 26 feet through Wednesday and above 23 feet
  through Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet, extensive flooding occurs to industrial
  businesses in the floodplain around Fort Smith. Flooding occurs in
  Moffett, Oklahoma. Backwater flooding occurs in the trailer parks
  near Lee Creek. Some residential subdivisions in the floodplain
  around Fort Smith begin to flood. This is an extremely dangerous
  and life threatening situation.

&&

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

$$

ARC047-071-083-022151-
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851 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 AM Tuesday, the stage was 366.6 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Flood stage is 357.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling but will remain above
  365 feet through tonight and above 358 feet through Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 367.0 feet, Highways 309 and 288 northwest of Paris in
  Logan County are inundated by backwater up Six Mile Creek.
  Backwater flooding will spread westward into Franklin County at
  higher stages. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening
  situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3546 9405 3550 9382 3542 9347 3536 9349
      3531 9371 3540 9385

$$

ARC033-OKC135-022151-
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/VBRA4.2.ER.150525T0044Z.150601T0001Z.150602T2120Z.UU/
851 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015

...Flood Warning extended until this evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Lee Creek near Van Buren.
* until this evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:12 AM Tuesday, the stage was 402.60 feet.
* Flood stage is 401.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Lee Creek near Van Buren will continue falling to
  below flood stage by late this afternoon.
* Impact...At 402.0 feet, the access road into Tailwater Park may be
  impassable due to high water.

&&

LAT...LON 3554 9452 3542 9442 3542 9437 3554 9437

$$



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