Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
232 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

OKC067-085-TXC077-337-251532-
/O.EXT.KOUN.FL.W.0032.160526T0900Z-160527T1647Z/
/TRLO2.1.ER.160526T0900Z.160527T0000Z.160527T1047Z.NO/
232 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Friday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Red River near Terral.

* From late tonight to Friday morning...or until the warning is
  cancelled.

* At 2:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 19.4 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.

* Forecast...The Red River will rise above flood stage early Thursday
  morning and crest near 22.5 feet Thursday evening. The Red River
  will fall below flood stage early Friday morning.

* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Crop and range lands...pecan groves and
  rural roads are affected.  Agricultural levees begin to overtop
  when the river stages rise above 23 feet. Though not flooded...
  some areas at the edge of the flood plain may be isolated by high
  water in side channels. Bottomlands near Charlie Texas begin to
  flood several hours before the crest reaches Terral Oklahoma...
  with flooding reaching the Illinois bend area near Leon Oklahoma
  several hours later.


&&

LAT...LON 3419 9805 3406 9815 3388 9813 3379 9748
      3400 9748 3403 9793

$$




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