Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 201905
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
205 PM CDT WED MAY 20 2015


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

  Kiamichi River near Antlers affecting Pushmataha County.

OKC127-210305-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-150522T0437Z/
/ANTO2.3.ER.150520T1301Z.150521T0600Z.150521T2237Z.NO/
205 PM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kiamichi River near Antlers.
* until Thursday evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  1:30 PM Wednesday, the stage was 29.63 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Kiamichi River near Antlers will continue rising to
  near 36.0 feet Thursday before dawn. The river is expected to fall
  below flood stage Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At 37.0 feet, numerous structures become flooded along the
  west bank of Kiamichi River near Moyers. This will exceed the
  flooding which occurred on April 8, 2002 when the river crested at
  36.13 feet. The City of Antlers may see backwater flooding that
  could close Ethel Road near Beaver Creek. This is an extremely
  dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

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

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