Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 211341
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
841 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015


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

  Kiamichi River near Antlers affecting Pushmataha County.

  Red River at Arthur City affecting Choctaw County.

OKC127-212141-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-150522T1340Z/
/ANTO2.2.ER.150520T1301Z.150521T1800Z.150522T0740Z.NO/
841 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kiamichi River near Antlers.
* until Friday morning, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:30 AM Thursday, the stage was 32.45 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Kiamichi River near Antlers will continue rising to
  near 34.0 feet this afternoon. The river is expected to fall below
  flood stage Friday before dawn.
* Impact...At 33 feet, several permanent structures on the campgrounds
  along west bank of Kiamichi River near Moyers become flooded. The
  City of Antlers is not threatened directly by the Kiamichi flooding
  but backwater flooding may occur along Beaver Creek east of town and
  threaten Ethel Road. At 35.0 feet, widespread flooding occurs along
  the west bank of the Kiamichi River near Moyers. Buildings on
  campgrounds become flooded. This event will be close to the flooding
  which occurred on July 3, 2007 when the river crested at 34.51 feet.

&&

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

$$

OKC023-212141-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0025.150522T1130Z-150524T1708Z/
/ARCT2.1.ER.150522T1130Z.150523T0600Z.150524T1108Z.NO/
841 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Red River at Arthur City.
* from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  8:00 AM Thursday, the stage was 23.75 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Red River at Arthur City is expected to rise above
  flood stage Friday morning and continue to rise to near 28.5 feet
  by late Friday night. The river is expected to fall below flood
  stage Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 29.0 feet, expect minor flooding between the mouth of
  the Blue River and Pecan Point. Extensive areas become isolated by
  high water in cutoff channels.

&&

LAT...LON 3396 9584 3383 9577 3384 9526 3397 9510 3399 9545

$$




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