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Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
650 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

ARC033-OKC023-061-077-079-091-101-121-127-135-260500-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.W.0063.000000T0000Z-150526T0500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CRAWFORD AR-CHOCTAW OK-HASKELL OK-LE FLORE OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-
PITTSBURG OK-PUSHMATAHA OK-SEQUOYAH OK-LATIMER OK-
650 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LATIMER...SEQUOYAH...
PUSHMATAHA...PITTSBURG...SOUTHERN MUSKOGEE...MCINTOSH...LE FLORE...
HASKELL...CHOCTAW AND WESTERN CRAWFORD COUNTIES UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT...

AT 647 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER THE WARNED AREA. 1 TO 2
INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS ALREADY OCCURRED WITH AN ADDITIONAL HALF INCH
POSSIBLE. THIS RAIN HAS FALLEN ON NEARLY SATURATED GROUND...SO THE
HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY BECOME RUNOFF. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING IN
LEFLORE COUNTY BASED ON REPORTS.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...
ANTLERS...CEDARVILLE...CLAYTON...EUFAULA...HUGO...MCALESTER...NATURAL
DAM...POTEAU...SALLISAW...STIGLER...WILBURTON...ALBION...ALDERSON...
ARKOMA...ARROWHEAD STATE PARK...ASHLAND...BENGAL...BIG CEDAR...
BLANCO...BLOCKER...BOKOSHE...BOSWELL...BRIARTOWN...BRUSHY...BRUSHY
LAKE STATE PARK...CAMERON...CANADIAN...CHECOTAH...CLAYTON LAKE STATE
PARK AND CLOUDY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD TO
UNKNOWN DEPTHS. IT ONLY TAKES TWO FEET OF RUSHING WATER TO CARRY AWAY
MOST SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUPS. TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO
REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL THE WATER RECEDES. REMEMBER...
MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.

LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN HILLY TERRAIN ARE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS IN
HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND
ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER
TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3388 9555 3393 9559 3388 9586 3416 9598
      3417 9578 3450 9579 3451 9568 3459 9568
      3468 9610 3537 9598 3538 9588 3546 9588
      3554 9572 3568 9434 3543 9436 3539 9444
      3451 9446 3450 9504 3394 9515 3388 9526

$$

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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
644 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

ARZ029-OKZ072-074-076-260030-
HASKELL OK-LE FLORE OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-
644 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY EFFECTIVE UNTIL 730 PM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS
     WESTERN SEBASTIAN

IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
     NORTHEASTERN HASKELL AND NORTHEASTERN LE FLORE

IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
     SOUTHEASTERN SEQUOYAH

AT 643 PM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A BROAD LINE
EXTENDING FROM COWLINGTON TO 3 MILES NORTH OF HOWE...MOVING EAST AT
25 MPH. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED BY THESE STORMS
INCLUDE...COTTONWOOD...GANS...MULDROW...POTEAU...HOWE...SHADY
POINT...CAMERON...PANAMA...BOKOSHE...ROCK ISLAND...SPIRO...
POCOLA...SCULLYVILLE...BRADEN...COWLINGTON...ARKOMA...MILL
CREEK...HARTFORD...HACKETT...ARKOLA...HUNTINGTON...MIDLAND...
WITCHERVILLE...JENSON...EXCELSIOR...BONANZA AND RYE HILL.

A LARGE PORTION OF WESTERN SEBASTIAN...NORTHEASTERN HASKELL...
NORTHEASTERN LE FLORE AND SOUTHEASTERN SEQUOYAH COUNTIES WILL BE
AFFECTED BY THESE STORMS THROUGH 730 PM CDT.

THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SCATTERED WIND GUSTS OF 40
TO 50 MPH. RESIDENTS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT IN CASE THE
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IS UPGRADED TO A WARNING.

LAT...LON 3507 9423 3491 9466 3534 9487 3544 9481
      3540 9450 3527 9434
TIME...MOT...LOC 2343Z 248DEG 23KT 3529 9473 3500 9461

$$








Tornado Watch

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 212
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
632 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

ARC007-015-033-047-087-131-143-OKC001-021-061-079-101-135-260300-
/O.CON.KTSA.TO.A.0212.000000T0000Z-150526T0300Z/

TORNADO WATCH 212 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES

IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

BENTON                CARROLL               CRAWFORD
MADISON               WASHINGTON

IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS

FRANKLIN              SEBASTIAN

IN OKLAHOMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA

CHEROKEE              MUSKOGEE              SEQUOYAH

IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA

ADAIR

IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA

HASKELL               LE FLORE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...
CHARLESTON...EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...FORT SMITH...
HUNTSVILLE...MUSKOGEE...OZARK...POTEAU...ROGERS...SALLISAW...
SPRINGDALE...STIGLER...STILWELL...TAHLEQUAH AND VAN BUREN.

$$







Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
517 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-261015-
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-
517 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SIGNIFICANT SEVERE WEATHER AND RAPID ONSET FLASH FLOODING THIS
EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TROUGH TONIGHT.
TORNADO.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF INTERSTATE 44.
        ONSET...ONGOING.

        AREA AT GREATEST RISK...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...CRITICAL.
AREA...ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA..WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF INTERSTATE 44.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

        AREA AT GREATEST RISK...ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF INTERSTATE 44.

DISCUSSION...
A NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST LINE OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
ROUGHLY EXTEND FROM ENID OKLAHOMA...WITH INCREASING CONCENTRATION
SOUTHEAST TO CLAYTON OKLAHOMA...AND SOUTH TO PARIS TEXAS.  THESE
STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL MOVE NORTHEASTWARD INTO PARTS OF
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS
EVENING. ALL MODES OF SEVERE...INCLUDING SIGNIFICANT SEVERE HAVE
BEEN REPORTED THUS FAR ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. THROUGH THE
EVENING CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE WEATHER ACROSS
ALL OF THE REGION.  THE HIGH POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SEVERE HAIL
AND WIND...AND LARGE...LONG TRACK TORNADOES WILL BE MAINTAINED
ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA..WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. A
TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AFOREMENTIONED AREAS UNTIL
10 PM.


ADDITIONALLY...THE WET SOILS WILL MAKE DOWNED TREES A HIGHER
LIKELIHOOD AND PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO MOVE INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER IN ADVANCE OF THE LINE OF STORMS.  THE SEVERE
WEATHER THREAT WILL DIMINISH ONCE THE LINE OF STORMS PASSES YOUR
LOCATION.

AN EQUALLY DANGEROUS THREAT WILL BE THE RAPID ONSET FLASH
FLOODING...WHICH IS EXPECTED AS THE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL CONTINUES TO
EXPAND TO THE NORTHEAST.  RECENT RAINFALL AND SATURATED GROUND WILL
RESULT IN RAPID WATER RISES...AND PREPARATIONS TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND SHOULD BE COMPLETED.  WATER WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...AND MANY ROADS MAY REMAIN FLOODED THROUGH THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
ACTIVATION OF THE REGIONAL SPOTTER NETWORK EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE UPCOMING
WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND.  THERE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERAL
MORE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE REGION WHICH WILL
ONLY WORSEN ONGOING FLOOD CONDITIONS.  LATER FORECASTS
WILL REFINE THE LOCATIONS FOR THE HEAVIEST RAINS.

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

$$






Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
414 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015


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

  Poteau River near Poteau affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-260514-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PTAO2.3.ER.150524T1615Z.150526T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
414 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...This is a dangerous and life threatening situation...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Poteau.
* until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  3:45 PM Monday, the stage was 30.43 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 31.4 feet early Tuesday afternoon then begin falling.
* 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

$$




Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
413 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015


...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in Oklahoma...
  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-260513-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PANO2.3.ER.150520T1222Z.150526T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
413 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
...This is a dangerous and life threatening situation...

The Flood Warning continues for
 The Poteau River near Panama
* until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  1:30 PM Monday, the stage was 38.92 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Panama will continue rising to
  near 42.2 feet Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 43.0 feet, very severe agricultural flooding occurs.
  Numerous county roads are totally impassable. A water treatment
  facility near Panama is surrounded by high water. This is an
  extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3521 9470 3504 9462 3523 9442 3540 9439 3540 9449

$$





Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
256 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015


ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-261200-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.A.0007.000000T0000Z-150526T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS...BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...
EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...SPRINGDALE...HUNTSVILLE...
VAN BUREN...OZARK...CHARLESTON...FORT SMITH...ANTLERS...CLAYTON...
HUGO...PAWHUSKA...BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...VINITA...MIAMI...
PAWNEE...TULSA...CLAREMORE...PRYOR...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...
OKMULGEE...WAGONER...TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...
SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
256 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS AND OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN ARKANSAS...BENTON...CARROLL...CRAWFORD...FRANKLIN...
   MADISON...SEBASTIAN AND WASHINGTON. IN OKLAHOMA...ADAIR...
  CHEROKEE...CHOCTAW...CRAIG...CREEK...DELAWARE...HASKELL...
  LATIMER...LE FLORE...MAYES...MCINTOSH...MUSKOGEE...NOWATA...
  OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...OSAGE...OTTAWA...PAWNEE...PITTSBURG...
  PUSHMATAHA...ROGERS...SEQUOYAH...TULSA...WAGONER AND
  WASHINGTON.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS
  SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS FROM THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH THE LATE EVENING HOURS. ADDITIONAL SCATTERED
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP FURTHER NORTH ACROSS
  NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. AN AXIS OF 1 TO 2 INCH RAINFALL IS LIKELY
  FROM FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO WESTERN ARKANSAS...WITH LOCAL
  AMOUNTS NEAR 3 INCHES POSSIBLE. FURTHER NORTH...RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  OF ONE HALF TO ONE INCH ARE LIKELY.

* CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID ONSET FLASH FLOODING. ANY
  HEAVIER BURST OF RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY LEAD TO FLOODING AND
  PREPARATIONS SHOULD BE UNDERWAY TO ENSURE A SHELTER IS AVAILABLE
  AWAY FROM FLOOD PRONE AREAS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE
ROAD...THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT UNDERNEATH THE RUSHING WATER.
TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL
THE WATER RECEDES.

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.  HAVE A MEANS OF RECEIVING ANY WARNINGS ISSUED OVERNIGHT
SUCH AS A WEATHER RADIO.

&&

$$








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