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Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
OKC121-311030-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FF.W.0014.140731T0435Z-140731T1030Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1135 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  PITTSBURG COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT

* AT 1133 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR
  INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
  RAINFALL HAS ALREADY OCCURRED ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN
  PORTIONS OF PITTSBURGH COUNTY...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES
  POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF PITTSBURGH COUNTY.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MCALESTER...ALDERSON...ARROWHEAD STATE PARK...ASHLAND...BLANCO...
  BLOCKER...CROWDER...HARTSHORNE...HAYWOOD...INDIANOLA...KIOWA...
  KREBS...MCALESTER REGIONAL AIRPORT...QUINTON...SAVANNA AND SCIPIO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3459 9587 3461 9589 3467 9589 3468 9598
      3478 9610 3505 9610 3509 9607 3513 9601
      3515 9601 3514 9591 3517 9588 3516 9535
      3503 9535 3502 9551 3460 9552

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1110 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-310600-
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
LATIMER-LE FLORE-
1110 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...

AT 11:05 PM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS DETECTED
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ONGOING ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. THE MAJORITY OF THE ACTIVITY
WAS SOUTH OF A OKMULGEE TO FAYETTEVILLE LINE.  ALL PRECIPITATION WAS MOVING
TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 25 MPH.

THROUGH 1:00 AM...OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND A THUNDERSTORM OR TWO
ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST FOR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...
WITH THE BEST CHANCE FOR ANY THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TO IMPACT AREAS
OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. WHERE THUNDERSTORMS OCCUR...HOURLY RAINFALL
RATE AT TIMES WILL EXCEED ONE INCH. FOR MOST LOCATIONS...AVERAGE HOURLY
RAINFALL OF ONE TENTH TO ONE QUARTER INCH WILL BE MORE COMMON. THE NORTHEAST
CORNER OF OKLAHOMA CAN EXPECT LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN INCH PER
HOUR DURING THIS TIME.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

$$








Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1053 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ019-020-029-OKZ065-066-070>076-311200-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-140731T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-
SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-LATIMER-LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VAN BUREN...OZARK...CHARLESTON...
FORT SMITH...OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...SALLISAW...
MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
1053 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS AND OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...FRANKLIN AND SEBASTIAN. IN
  OKLAHOMA...HASKELL...LATIMER...LE FLORE...MCINTOSH...
  MUSKOGEE...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...PITTSBURG AND SEQUOYAH.

* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY RAIN CONTINUES SOUTH
  OF A LINE FROM FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS TO OKEMAH OKLAHOMA. THIS
  RAINFALL WILL SLOWLY SHIFT SOUTH AND EAST OVERNIGHT AND INTO
  THURSDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS NEAR 5 INCHES POSSIBLE. THE
  RAINFALL WILL END FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST DURING THE DAY
  THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS RAPIDLY RISING WATER OR FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.

IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA...KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR
QUICK ACTION IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A WARNING IS
ISSUED.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
507 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-311000-
ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK-
CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK-
LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK-
OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK-
PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK-
WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR-
507 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014


THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...ALONG AND ON EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 40.
ONSET...ONGOING.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...ALONG AND ON EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 40.

DISCUSSION...
WIDESPREAD AREAS OF RAIN... AND POSSIBLY A FEW ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS... WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. AN AXIS OF HEAVIER RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT GENERALLY SOUTH OF A
TULSA...FORT SMITH LINE TO AROUND THE NORTHERN PART OF PUSHMATAHA
COUNTY. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITHIN THIS AXIS SHOULD BE
IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH RANGE...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE...WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING. A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.


EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ONGOING THURSDAY
MORNING...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL COULD CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY
THURSDAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD REDEVELOP
DURING THE DAY FRIDAY ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS...ALTHOUGH MOST SPOTS WILL REMAIN DRY. AFTER
FRIDAY...DRY AND WARMER WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND
AND INTO NEXT WEEK.


WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
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