Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
355 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
LATIMER-LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANTLERS...CLAYTON...HUGO...PAWHUSKA...
BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...VINITA...MIAMI...PAWNEE...TULSA...
CLAREMORE...PRYOR...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...WAGONER...
TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...SALLISAW...
MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
355 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

...LIFE AND PROPERTY THREATENING FLOODING EVENT UNDERWAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
  SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST
  CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...MUSKOGEE...OKFUSKEE AND
  SEQUOYAH. IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...ADAIR...CRAIG...CREEK...
  DELAWARE...MAYES...NOWATA...OKMULGEE...OSAGE...OTTAWA...
  PAWNEE...ROGERS...TULSA...WAGONER AND WASHINGTON. IN SOUTHEAST
  OKLAHOMA...CHOCTAW...HASKELL...LATIMER...LE FLORE...MCINTOSH...
   PITTSBURG AND PUSHMATAHA.

* THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OVERSPREAD MUCH OF
  EASTERN OKLAHOMA TONIGHT...AND SPREAD EASTWARD INTO WESTERN
  ARKANSAS DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY.  RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2
  INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON WITH THE HEAVIEST RAINS.

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
  MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA...ESPECIALLY AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF
  A LINE FROM MIAMI OKLAHOMA TO HUGO OKLAHOMA.  LOCAL AMOUNTS OF
  8 TO 9 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITHIN THIS SAME AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING FLOODING CAN QUICKLY DEVELOP WITH THESE RAINFALL
AMOUNTS...ESPECIALLY NEAR AREA RIVERS AND LAKES.  BE PREPARED
TO ACT QUICKLY SHOULD WARNINGS BE ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD
TO UNKNOWN DEPTHS.  TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL THE WATER RECEDES.

IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA...KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR
QUICK ACTION IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A WARNING IS
ISSUED.  HAVE A MEANS OF RECEIVING ANY WARNINGS ISSUED OVERNIGHT
SUCH AS A WEATHER RADIO.

$$

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BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS...BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...
EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...SPRINGDALE...HUNTSVILLE...
VAN BUREN...OZARK...CHARLESTON...FORT SMITH
355 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
  BENTON...CARROLL...CRAWFORD...MADISON AND WASHINGTON. IN WEST
  CENTRAL ARKANSAS...FRANKLIN AND SEBASTIAN.

* FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PASS ACROSS WESTERN
  ARKANSAS SATURDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
  DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY.  THE HEAVY RAINS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  MUCH OF SUNDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF SUNDAY NIGHT.  ADDITIONAL
  HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT INTO
  TUESDAY SO LATER FORECASTS SHOULD BE CLOSELY MONITORED.

* RAINFALL TOTALS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL
  BE COMMON...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING FLOODING CAN QUICKLY DEVELOP WITH THESE RAINFALL
AMOUNTS...ESPECIALLY NEAR AREA RIVERS AND LAKES.  BE PREPARED
TO ACT QUICKLY SHOULD WARNINGS BE ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA.

IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA...KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR
QUICK ACTION IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A WARNING IS
ISSUED.  HAVE A MEANS OF RECEIVING ANY WARNINGS ISSUED OVERNIGHT
SUCH AS A WEATHER RADIO.

IF YOU LIVE NEAR...OR TRAVEL ACROSS A STREAM...CREEK OR RIVER
SUBJECT TO FLOODING...NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE FOR DANGEROUS
FLOODING.
&&

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