Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 270124
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
824 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015


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

  Kiamichi River near Antlers affecting Pushmataha County.

  Red River at Arthur City affecting Choctaw County.

OKC023-270924-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARCT2.3.ER.150522T1504Z.150527T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
824 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...This is a dangerous and life threatening situation...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Red River at Arthur City.
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Tuesday, the stage was 34.73 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Red River at Arthur City will continue rising to
  near 35.0 feet Wednesday morning then begin slowly falling.
  Additional rainfall this week could impact this forecast and
  later updates should be monitored.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet, expect severe flooding of crop and
  pastureland between the mouth of Blue River and Pecan Point. Some
  farm homes and barns become flooded or surrounded by high water.
  This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3396 9584 3383 9577 3384 9526 3397 9510 3399 9545

$$

OKC127-270924-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-150528T0600Z/
/ANTO2.2.ER.150520T1301Z.150526T1630Z.150528T0000Z.NO/
824 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kiamichi River near Antlers.
* until late Wednesday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Tuesday, the stage was 33.33 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Kiamichi River near Antlers will begin falling and
  is expected to fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening.
  Additional rainfall this week could impact this forecast and
  later updates should be monitored.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet, several permanent structures on the
  campgrounds along the west bank of Kiamichi River near Moyers
  become flooded. The City of Antlers is not threatened directly by
  the Kiamichi flooding but backwater flooding may occur along Beaver
  Creek east of town.

&&

LAT...LON 3441 9569 3424 9569 3419 9558 3417 9543 3442 9550

$$




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