Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 271930
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
230 PM CDT WED MAY 27 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.

OKC079-280330-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PTAO2.3.ER.150524T1615Z.150526T2030Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
230 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Poteau.
* until further notice.
* At  1:45 PM Wednesday, the stage was 31.19 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring but the river is slowly falling.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Poteau will continue falling
  but remain above 30 feet through Friday morning and above 28 feet
  through Monday morning. Additional rainfall this week could impact
  this forecast and later updates should be monitored.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet, extremely severe flooding affects pasture
  lands and county roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of
  Brazil Creek. The access road to the Robert S Kerr airport may be
  flooded. This is a dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

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

$$

OKC079-280330-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PANO2.3.ER.150520T1222Z.150527T0715Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
230 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Panama.
* until further notice.
* At  1:30 PM Wednesday, the stage was 42.74 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Panama will continue falling
  but remain above 35.5 feet through Monday morning. Additional
  rainfall this week could impact this forecast and later updates
  should be monitored.
* Impact...At 43.0 feet, very severe agricultural flooding occurs.
  Numerous county roads are totally impassable. A water treatment
  facility near Panama is surrounded by high water. This is an
  extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

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

$$




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