Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 271904
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
204 PM CDT WED MAY 27 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.

OKC023-280304-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARCT2.3.ER.150522T1504Z.150527T1730Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
204 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Red River at Arthur City.
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Wednesday, the stage was 35.32 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring but the river is cresting.
* Forecast...The Red River at Arthur City will remain nearly
  steady through this evening before slowly falling. The river
  is then expected to remain between 35 and 34.5 through
  Monday. 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

$$

OKC127-280304-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-150528T2244Z/
/ANTO2.2.ER.150520T1301Z.150526T1630Z.150528T1644Z.NO/
204 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday afternoon...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kiamichi River near Antlers.
* until Thursday afternoon, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  1:30 PM Wednesday, the stage was 32.01 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Kiamichi River near Antlers will continue falling to
  below flood stage by late Thursday morning.
* 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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