Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 261351
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
851 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015


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

  Illinois River near Tahlequah affecting Cherokee County.

OKC021-262151-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-150528T0730Z/
/TALO2.2.ER.150524T1643Z.150525T1800Z.150528T0130Z.NO/
851 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Wednesday night...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River near Tahlequah.
* until late Wednesday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 AM Tuesday, the stage was 14.20 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Illinois River near Tahlequah will continue rising
  to near 14.5 feet this afternoon. The river is expected to fall
  below flood stage Wednesday evening.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet, moderate flooding occurs from Chewey Bridge
  downstream towards Tahlequah. Access roads east of the Combs Bridge
  near Eagles Bluff are impassable. Some cabin parks may begin to
  flood. Extreme turbulence makes the river too hazardous for floating.

&&

LAT...LON 3604 9498 3573 9498 3573 9487 3617 9472 3617 9485

$$



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