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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1108 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-281815-
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-
1108 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

.NOW...
AT 11:03 AM... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
COMPLEX OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAINFALL OVER PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA... MOVING NORTHEAST AT
AROUND 20 MPH.

THROUGH 1 PM... NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TO ADVANCE SLOWLY TO THE NORTHEAST ACROSS PARTS OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA... MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 75. THE
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AFFECTING WESTERN ARKANSAS AS WELL. AVERAGE
HOURLY RAINFALL RATES FROM A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE
EXPECTED. HIGHER AMOUNTS... EXCEEDING ONE INCH FROM STRONGER
THUNDERSTORMS... ARE ANTICIPATED.


$$

















Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1054 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

ARZ019-029-OKZ072-074-076-281645-
CRAWFORD AR-HASKELL OK-LE FLORE OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-
1054 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY EFFECTIVE UNTIL 1145 AM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
     SOUTHWESTERN CRAWFORD

IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS
     SEBASTIAN

IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
     EASTERN HASKELL AND LE FLORE

IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
     SOUTHEASTERN SEQUOYAH

AT 1054 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 3 MILES NORTHWEST OF MILTON TO 3 MILES NORTHEAST OF
POTEAU TO 3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HEAVENER RUNESTONE STATE PARK TO 4
MILES SOUTHEAST OF OCTAVIA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. SOME
LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE...
COTTONWOOD...MCCURTAIN...KEOTA...GANS...MULDROW...ROLAND...MOFFETT...
POTEAU...OCTAVIA...BIG CEDAR...HODGEN...HEAVENER...HOWE...SHADY
POINT...CAMERON...MILTON...PANAMA...BOKOSHE...ROCK ISLAND...SPIRO...
POCOLA...SCULLYVILLE...BRADEN...COWLINGTON...ARKOMA...LIBERTY...
CROSSROADS...MILLTOWN...PATTERSON...MILL CREEK...FORT SMITH...
HARTFORD...HACKETT...GREENWOOD...BARLING...ARKOLA...HUNTINGTON...
MIDLAND...DAYTON...WITCHERVILLE...BURNVILLE...JENSON...EXCELSIOR...
MANSFIELD...BONANZA...JENNY LIND...RYE HILL...CENTRAL CITY...VAN
BUREN...DORA...HEAVENER RUNESTONE STATE PARK AND FORT SMITH REGIONAL
AIRPORT.

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

LAT...LON 3497 9473 3520 9507 3553 9448 3530 9416
      3510 9413 3507 9423 3497 9422 3496 9424
      3494 9434 3495 9436 3492 9444 3451 9446
      3450 9449 3450 9474
TIME...MOT...LOC 1554Z 237DEG 33KT 3520 9489 3509 9458
          3486 9455 3450 9465

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Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
OKC023-061-077-079-091-101-121-127-135-282100-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FF.W.0068.150528T1452Z-150528T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
952 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CHOCTAW COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  EASTERN PITTSBURG COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  HASKELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  LATIMER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  LE FLORE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  NORTHEASTERN MCINTOSH COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  PUSHMATAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  SEQUOYAH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
  SOUTHEASTERN MUSKOGEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 400 PM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 948 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER THE WARNED AREA. OVER AN
INCH OF RAINFALL HAS ALREADY OCCURRED IN SOME AREAS WITH AN
ADDITIONAL INCH POSSIBLE POSSIBLE. BY 945 AM...THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAD
OCCURRED IN WESTERN LATIMER COUNTY. LOW LYING AREAS...AND RURAL
ROADS ARE LIKELY TO FLOOD.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ANTLERS...CLAYTON...HUGO...POTEAU...SALLISAW...STIGLER...
  WILBURTON...ALBION...BENGAL...BIG CEDAR...BOKOSHE...BRIARTOWN...
  BRUSHY...BRUSHY LAKE STATE PARK...CAMERON...CLAYTON LAKE STATE
  PARK...CLOUDY...DAMON...DUNBAR...ENTERPRISE...FANSHAWE...FORT
  TOWSON...GANS...GOODLAND...GORE...GREENLEAF STATE PARK...
  HEAVENER...HEAVENER RUNESTONE STATE PARK...HIGGINS AND HOWE.

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.

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR
IN VEHICLES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...
OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM... EVEN A
SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR IN A VEHICLE.

LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN HILLY TERRAIN ARE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS IN
HEAVY RAIN.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN TULSA.

&&

LAT...LON 3388 9555 3393 9559 3388 9569 3388 9580
      3449 9577 3451 9568 3470 9544 3565 9548
      3564 9448 3451 9446 3450 9504 3424 9504
      3423 9514 3393 9516 3395 9522 3388 9526
      3386 9539

$$








Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
835 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015


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

  Poteau River near Poteau affecting Le Flore County.

  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-282135-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PANO2.3.ER.150520T1222Z.150527T0715Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
835 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Panama.
* until further notice.
* At  7:30 AM Thursday, the stage was 41.71 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Panama will fall to below 41 feet
  this afternoon. The river will continue falling, but remain above
  31 feet through Tuesday morning. Additional rainfall this week could
  impact this forecast. Later updates should be monitored.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet, very severe flooding occurs from near Poteau
  to Arkoma. Up to 20,000 acres of farmland is flooded. Several county
  roads crossing the Poteau River are totally impassable. This is a
  dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

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

$$





Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
835 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015


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

  Poteau River near Poteau affecting Le Flore County.

  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-282135-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150601T0048Z/
/PTAO2.3.ER.150524T1615Z.150526T2030Z.150531T1848Z.NO/
835 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Poteau.
* until Sunday evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:45 AM Thursday, the stage was 30.52 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Poteau will continue falling to
  below 30 feet this evening and below flood stage by early Sunday
  afternoon. However, additional rainfall this week could impact
  this forecast. Later updates should be monitored.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet, very severe flooding affects croplands and
  county roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil Creek.
  This is a dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3513 9468 3495 9471 3495 9461 3506 9454 3513 9456

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
516 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-291030-
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-
516 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...FLOOD POTENTIAL NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...LIMITED TO ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...LIMITED TO ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING.

DISCUSSION...
AN MCS OVER SOUTH AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA EARLY THIS MORNING WILL
SWEEP THROUGH EASTERN OKLAHOMA DURING THE MORNING HOURS AND...
THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATE MORNING  AND  EARLY AFTERNOON.
STRONG TO A FEW MARGINALLY SEVERE STORMS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH
THAT LINE OF STORMS. THE ATMOSPHERE WILL LIKELY STABILIZE FOR
A TIME AFTER THE FIRST LINE OF STORMS PASSES..THEN NEW STORMS
WILL LIKELY FORM NEAR  RESIDUAL BOUNDARIES  BY LATE AFTERNOON
WITH MORE STORMS OVERNIGHT. ONCE AGAIN...STRONG TO MARGINALLY
SEVERE STORMS CAN BE ANTICIPATED OVERNIGHT.

OF PARTICULAR CONCERN WILL BE THE FLOOD POTENTIAL GIVEN SOGGY
SOILS PROMOTING RAPID RUNOFF AND RISK OF REPEAT THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE SAME AREA.  AN INCH OF OF RAIN IN 30 MINUTES..OR TWO
INCHES IN TWO HOURS  WILL BE ENOUGH  TO INITIATE FLOODING FOR
MOST LOCATIONS IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY  AND  FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. AN UPPER WAVE COUPLED WITH AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT
WILL CONTINUE A THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY. THE COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY. THUNDERSTORMS
DURING THAT PERIOD ARE LIKELY TO BE SOMEWHAT STRONGER THAN TODAY.

THE CONTINUED RISK OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL FROM STORMS HAS
PROMPTED A FLOOD WATCH THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. OVERALL..FLOODING
WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL AND WIND
SECONDARY THREATS.

CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS...ALTHOUGH CONTINUED INTO NEXT WEEK...
WILL BE SMALL.

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

$$






Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
223 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015


OKZ049-053>076-281530-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FF.A.0008.150528T0723Z-150531T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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...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
223 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
  NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...
  MUSKOGEE...OKFUSKEE AND SEQUOYAH. IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  ADAIR...CRAIG...CREEK...DELAWARE...MAYES...NOWATA...OKMULGEE...
   OSAGE...OTTAWA...PAWNEE...ROGERS...TULSA...WAGONER AND
  WASHINGTON. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...CHOCTAW...HASKELL...
  LATIMER...LE FLORE...MCINTOSH...PITTSBURG AND PUSHMATAHA.

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MOVE INTO
  NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA EARLY THIS MORNING WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
  MORE STORMS ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA TODAY. SEVERAL ROUNDS
  OF ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WIDESPREAD 2 TO 3 INCH RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY 5 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

THE HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THE PAST WEEK HAS CAUSED AREA LAKES...SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL
AS THE MAJOR RIVERS TO FLOOD. THIS FLOODING WILL LIKELY CONTINUE FOR
MUCH INTO THE WEEKEND. AREA LAKES ARE NEAR OR SLIGHTLY OVER FULL
CAPACITY. HIGH RELEASES ARE REQUIRED AND THIS MAY FLOOD THE DOWNSTREAM
RIVER. ALSO...TRIBUTARIES THAT FEED INTO THESE RESERVOIRS WILL
ALSO BACK UP AND FLOOD UNTIL LAKE LEVELS GET UNDER CONTROL. ROADS
NEAR THESE LAKES MAY BE UNDER WATER DUE TO FLOODING FROM THESE
LAKES...ESPECIALLY EUFAULA...WISTER...SARDIS AND HUGO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.


&&

$$







Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
920 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

ARC007-015-033-047-087-131-143-OKC001-021-023-035-041-061-077-079-
091-097-101-105-107-111-115-121-127-131-135-145-290230-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FA.W.0026.150528T0220Z-150529T0230Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CRAWFORD AR-FRANKLIN AR-MADISON AR-SEBASTIAN AR-
WASHINGTON AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK-DELAWARE OK-HASKELL OK-
LE FLORE OK-MCINTOSH OK-MAYES OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK-OKFUSKEE OK-
OKMULGEE OK-OTTAWA OK-PITTSBURG OK-PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-
SEQUOYAH OK-WAGONER OK-LATIMER OK-ADAIR OK-
920 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  ADAIR COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  BENTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
  CARROLL COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
  CHOCTAW COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  CRAIG COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  CRAWFORD COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
  DELAWARE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  EASTERN OKMULGEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  EASTERN ROGERS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
  HASKELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  LATIMER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  LE FLORE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  MADISON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
  MAYES COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  MCINTOSH COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  MUSKOGEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
  OTTAWA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  PITTSBURG COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  PUSHMATAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  SEBASTIAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
  SEQUOYAH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
  SOUTHEASTERN NOWATA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  SOUTHEASTERN OKFUSKEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
  WAGONER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 803 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
NO RAINFALL WAS FALLING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.

THE HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THE PAST WEEK HAS CAUSED AREA LAKES...SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL
AS THE MAJOR RIVERS TO FLOOD. THIS FLOODING WILL LIKELY CONTINUE FOR
MUCH OF THIS WEEK. AREA LAKES ARE NEAR OR SLIGHTLY OVER FULL
CAPACITY. HIGH RELEASES ARE REQUIRED AND THIS MAY FLOOD THE
DOWNSTREAM RIVER. ALSO...TRIBUTARIES THAT FEED INTO THESE RESERVOIRS
WILL ALSO BACK UP AND FLOOD UNTIL LAKE LEVELS GET UNDER CONTROL.
ROADS NEAR THESE LAKES MAY BE UNDER WATER DUE TO FLOODING FROM THESE
LAKES...ESPECIALLY EUFAULA...WISTER...SARDIS AND HUGO.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
  SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ANTLERS...
  BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...CEDARVILLE...CHARLESTON...CLAYTON...
  EUFAULA...EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...FORT SMITH...HUGO...
  HUNTSVILLE...JAY...MCALESTER...MIAMI...MOUNTAINBURG...MUSKOGEE...
  NATURAL DAM...OZARK...POTEAU...PRYOR...ROGERS...SALLISAW...SILOAM
  SPRINGS...SPRINGDALE...STIGLER...STILWELL...TAHLEQUAH...VAN BUREN
  AND VINITA.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3577 9351 3576 9369 3538 9370 3492 9444
      3451 9446 3450 9504 3393 9516 3386 9581
      3415 9599 3417 9578 3459 9568 3468 9610
      3528 9599 3529 9613 3602 9568 3700 9540
      3700 9462 3651 9461 3650 9330 3612 9329

$$








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