Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 280818
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
318 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015


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

  Arkansas River at Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sebastian
  Counties.

ARC033-131-281618-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/VBUA4.3.ER.150524T1546Z.150527T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
318 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River at Van Buren.
* until further notice.
* At  3:00 AM Thursday, the stage was 31.25 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
  a stage of 29.0 feet by Friday morning. Additional rainfall this week
  could impact this forecast. Later updates should be monitored.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet, extensive flooding occurs to industrial
  businesses in the floodplain around Fort Smith. Flooding occurs in
  Moffett, Oklahoma. Backwater flooding occurs in the trailer parks
  near Lee Creek. Some residential subdivisions in the floodplain
  around Fort Smith begin to flood. This is an extremely dangerous
  and life threatening situation.

&&

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

$$




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