Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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FLWOUN
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1001 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

OKC119-251501-
/O.EXT.KOUN.FL.W.0082.000000T0000Z-150528T0640Z/
/RIPO2.3.ER.150524T1225Z.150526T0000Z.150528T0040Z.NO/
1001 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
 The Cimarron River near Ripley.

* until late Wednesday night...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 20.9 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

* Forecast...The Cimarron River will continue rising to near 23.5
  feet Monday evening. The Cimarron River will fall below flood stage
  Wednesday evening.

* Impact...At 24.0 feet...The Cimarron River valley in Payne County
  is covered by flood depths near 7 feet...and the flooding
  surpasses water levels seen during the floods of November 1998 and
  March 2004. Rural lands and roads located near the river banks are
  inundated...from many hours before to many hours after the crest
  passes Ripley.


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LAT...LON 3593 9726 3600 9720 3611 9675 3609 9662
      3601 9662 3593 9701

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