Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS74 KTSA 300309
FFSTSA

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1009 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

ARC007-015-033-047-087-131-143-300330-
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BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CRAWFORD AR-FRANKLIN AR-MADISON AR-SEBASTIAN AR-
WASHINGTON AR-
1009 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WASHINGTON...MADISON...
CRAWFORD...CARROLL AND BENTON COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...AND
NORTHEASTERN SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS
UNTIL 1030 PM CDT...

AT 1005 PM CDT...RAIN WAS DIMINISHING ACROSS THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR RAPID RISES HAS ENDED.  BUT RUNOFF CONTINUES AND LOCAL AREAS OF
FLOODING REMAIN.  THIS WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT
1030 PM...BUT AN AREAL FLOOD WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE
REGION UNTIL 9 AM SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD TO
UNKNOWN DEPTHS. IT ONLY TAKES TWO FEET OF RUSHING WATER TO CARRY AWAY
MOST SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUPS. TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO
REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL THE WATER RECEDES. REMEMBER...
MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

A MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. IF YOU ARE IN THE
WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY. RESIDENTS LIVING
ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT
LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR
WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY AUTOMOBILE.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN TULSA.

&&

LAT...LON 3612 9347 3608 9344 3597 9345 3587 9352
      3577 9351 3576 9369 3538 9370 3536 9375
      3540 9380 3532 9381 3532 9390 3523 9393
      3522 9415 3554 9410 3551 9445 3650 9462
      3649 9329 3613 9330

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