Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 240516
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1216 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015


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

  Deep Fork River near Beggs affecting Okmulgee County.

OKC111-241316-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0026.150524T0919Z-000000T0000Z/
/BGSO2.2.ER.150524T0919Z.150526T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1216 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Deep Fork River near Beggs.
* from early this morning until further notice, or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 11:15 PM Saturday, the stage was 14.65 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Deep Fork River near Beggs is expected to rise above
  flood stage early this morning and continue to rise to near 26.7
  feet Tuesday before dawn .
* Impact...At 27.0 feet, severe agricultural flooding occurs. Some
  local roads west and northwest of Okmulgee are closed and suburban
  homes become isolated and threatened by high water. Dentonville
  Road southwest of Begss is closed. This will compare with flooding
  which occurred on April 29, 1999 when the river crested at 27.10
  feet. This is a dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3571 9617 3541 9588 3549 9575 3572 9597

$$



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