Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 010735
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
235 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015


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

  Arkansas River at Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sebastian
  Counties.

  Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam affecting Franklin...Johnson
  and Logan Counties.

  Lee Creek near Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sequoyah Counties.

  Poteau River near Poteau affecting Le Flore County.

  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

ARC033-131-011535-
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/VBUA4.3.ER.150524T1546Z.150601T0430Z.150604T0712Z.NO/
235 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River at Van Buren.
* until Thursday morning, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  2:00 AM Monday, the stage was 33.50 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Arkansas River at Van Buren will continue falling to
  below flood stage by Thursday before dawn.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet, damaging flooding occurs along the Arkansas
  River floodplain from Moffett, Oklahoma downstream to Lock and Dam
  13. The port of Fort Smith and nearby businesses are flooded.
  Backwater flooding occurs in the trailer parks next to Lee Creek.
  Some residential subdivisions around Fort Smith are flooded. This
  is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3540 9454 3531 9454 3531 9422 3539 9422 3549 9439

$$

ARC047-071-083-011535-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-150605T0344Z/
/OZGA4.3.ER.150525T0240Z.150527T1800Z.150604T2144Z.NO/
235 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam.
* until Thursday evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  2:00 AM Monday, the stage was 366.86 feet.
* Flood stage is 357.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam will rise to
  near 367.4 feet this afternoon. The river will then fall below
  flood stage by Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At 367.0 feet, Highways 309 and 288 northwest of Paris in
  Logan County are inundated by backwater up Six Mile Creek.
  Backwater flooding will spread westward into Franklin County at
  higher stages. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening
  situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3546 9405 3550 9382 3542 9347 3536 9349
      3531 9371 3540 9385

$$

ARC033-OKC135-011535-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-150602T1132Z/
/VBRA4.2.ER.150525T0044Z.150601T0001Z.150602T0532Z.UU/
235 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Lee Creek near Van Buren.
* until Tuesday morning, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:01 PM Sunday, the stage was 405.30 feet.
* Flood stage is 401.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Lee Creek near Van Buren will continue falling to
  below flood stage by Tuesday before dawn.
* Impact...At 406.0 feet, Tailwater Park is inundated by high water.
  Permanent structures in the park are damaged. Recreational vehicles
  in a campground near Rena Road may be flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3554 9452 3542 9442 3542 9437 3554 9437

$$

OKC079-011534-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150602T0909Z/
/PTAO2.3.ER.150524T1615Z.150526T2030Z.150602T0309Z.NO/
235 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Poteau River near Poteau.
* until late tonight, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  1:45 AM Monday, the stage was 26.98 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 tonight.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet, moderate valley flooding affects croplands
  and farm roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil
  Creek.

&&

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

$$

OKC079-011534-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-150604T0409Z/
/PANO2.3.ER.150520T1222Z.150527T0745Z.150603T2209Z.NO/
235 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Poteau River near Panama.
* until Wednesday evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  2:30 PM Sunday, the stage was 37.15 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
  below flood stage by Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 37.0 feet, extensive flooding of crop and pasturelands
  occur between Shady Point and Arkoma. Many roads in the floodplain
  become impassable.

&&

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

$$




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