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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
301 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...MORE DANGEROUS FLOODING LIKELY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.SEVERAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY. PERHAPS THE BEST CHANCE FOR WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL ARRIVE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...AS A COLD FRONT MOVES
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-291515-
/O.CON.KOUN.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-150531T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...ALVA...CHEROKEE...MEDFORD...
PONCA CITY...ARNETT...WOODWARD...FAIRVIEW...ENID...PERRY...
CHEYENNE...TALOGA...WEATHERFORD...CLINTON...WATONGA...
KINGFISHER...GUTHRIE...STILLWATER...ELK CITY...SAYRE...CORDELL...
ANADARKO...YUKON...EL RENO...MUSTANG...OKLAHOMA CITY...CHANDLER...
CHICKASHA...PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...SHAWNEE...SEMINOLE...
HOLDENVILLE...HOLLIS...MANGUM...HOBART...ALTUS...FREDERICK...
LAWTON...DUNCAN...PAULS VALLEY...SULPHUR...ADA...COALGATE...
WALTERS...WAURIKA...ARDMORE...TISHOMINGO...ATOKA...MARIETTA...
MADILL...DURANT...QUANAH...CHILLICOTHE...CROWELL...VERNON...
WICHITA FALLS...MUNDAY...KNOX CITY...SEYMOUR...ARCHER CITY...
HOLLIDAY...LAKESIDE CITY...HENRIETTA
301 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* ALL OF NORTHERN...WESTERN....CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA AND
  WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...BEST CHANCE FOR HEAVY RAINFALL
  SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. LOCALLY 1 TO 2
  INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...BEST CHANCE FOR HEAVY RAINFALL
  WILL RESIDE FROM NORTHERN THROUGH CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN
  OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. LOCALLY 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
  RAIN POSSIBLE WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIDESPREAD 1 TO 3 INCH RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS EXCEEDING 5 INCHES
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MONITOR WEATHER FORECASTS AND INFORMATION. MAKE PLANS TO GET TO
HIGHER GROUND IF FLOODING HAPPENS.

&&

$$

AUSTIN



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
257 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

OKC011-015-017-039-290356-
/O.EXT.KOUN.FL.W.0061.000000T0000Z-150601T0000Z/
/BRIO2.3.ER.150524T0611Z.150525T0130Z.150531T1800Z.NO/
257 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Canadian River near Bridgeport.

* until Sunday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At  2:30 PM Thursday the stage was 14.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring.

* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.

* Forecast...The Canadian River is forecast to fall briefly before
  rising again and cresting near 14.1 feet on Sunday morning.
  fall. The Canadian River will fall back below flood stage early
  Sunday afternoon.

* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Flooding affects croplands...pastures...
  and oil wells near the river. Low-lying bottomlands near the river
  may be cut off from easy access by high water in side channels.
  Sand dredging operations are affected. Upstream points in southern
  Blaine County experience flooding before the areas near Bridgeport
  in northern Caddo County. Downstream points in southwestern
  Canadian County are affected hours later.


&&

LAT...LON 3566 9863 3589 9863 3559 9832 3544 9793
      3526 9793 3548 9847

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1204 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-291715-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
1204 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS AN ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A SLIGHT RISK IS NORTH
AND EAST OF THE ENHANCED RISK AREA.

LOCATION...
THE ENHANCED RISK IS ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. THE
SLIGHT RISK AREA IS GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM PONCA
CITY TO SEMINOLE TO DURANT.

TIMING...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...

IMPACTS...
LARGE HAIL UP TO TENNIS BALLS...
DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 70 MPH...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING...

THERE IS ALSO A LOW POTENTIAL FOR TORNADOES ACROSS WESTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP
ACROSS PARTS OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE AND WEST TEXAS INTO PARTS OF
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS MAY
EVENTUALLY DEVELOP INTO ONE OR MORE STORM COMPLEXES THAT MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA.

INSTABILITY IS SUFFICIENT FOR SEVERE STORMS TO DEVELOP PRODUCING
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. SEVERAL OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES ARE
DRAPED ACROSS THE AREA. ANY STORMS NEAR THESE BOUNDARIES COULD
ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL OF PRODUCING A FEW TORNADOES IN WESTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

THE SEVERE POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OF A FEW INCHES COULD ALSO OCCUR IN SMALL
AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS
THE RISK AREAS SHOULD PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.FLOODING...
NUMEROUS STREAMS... CREEKS... AND RIVERS REMAIN IN FLOOD ACROSS
PARTS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH
REMAINS IN EFFECT TODAY FOR ALL OF OKLAHOMA AND NORTH TEXAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.FLOODING...
NUMEROUS STREAMS...CREEKS...AND RIVERS WILL REMAIN IN FLOOD
ACROSS PARTS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
ADDITIONAL STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
OCCUR FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. STORM CHANCES WILL DECREASE
SIGNIFICANTLY SUNDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

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