Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 300156
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
856 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015


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

  Poteau River near Poteau affecting Le Flore County.

  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-300956-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150601T2100Z/
/PTAO2.3.ER.150524T1615Z.150526T2030Z.150601T1500Z.NO/
856 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Poteau.
* until Monday afternoon, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Friday, the stage was 29.24 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Poteau will continue falling to
  below flood stage by late Monday morning.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet, very severe flooding affects croplands and
  county roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil Creek.
  This is a dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3513 9468 3495 9471 3495 9461 3506 9454 3513 9456

$$

OKC079-300956-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PANO2.3.ER.150520T1222Z.150527T0745Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
856 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Panama.
* until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:30 PM Friday, the stage was 39.73 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Panama will continue falling to a
  stage of 38.4 feet by Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 39.0 feet, severe depths of flooding of crop and
  pasturelands occur from Shady Point to Arkoma. Several roads
  crossing the Poteau River are totally impassable.

&&

LAT...LON 3521 9470 3504 9462 3523 9442 3540 9439 3540 9449

$$



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