Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 270743
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
243 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015


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

  Poteau River near Poteau affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-271543-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PTAO2.3.ER.150524T1615Z.150528T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
243 AM 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  1:46 AM Wednesday, the stage was 31.57 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Poteau will continue rising to
  near 32.5 feet this evening then begin falling. 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

$$




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