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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
224 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017


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

  Kiamichi River near Antlers affecting Pushmataha County.

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

  Arkansas River at Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sebastian
  Counties.

  Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam affecting Franklin...Johnson
  and Logan Counties.

  Lee Creek near Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sequoyah Counties.

  Mulberry River near Mulberry affecting Crawford and Franklin
  Counties.

  Poteau River near Poteau affecting Le Flore County.

  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-291524-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0035.170430T1026Z-170501T1137Z/
/PTAO2.2.ER.170430T1026Z.170430T1800Z.170501T0537Z.NO/
224 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Poteau.
* from late tonight to Monday morning, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  1:45 AM Saturday, the stage was  3.56 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Poteau is expected to rise above
  flood stage early Sunday morning and continue to rise to near 27.8
  feet by early Sunday afternoon. The river is expected to fall below
  flood stage Monday before dawn. This forecast is based on a
  heavy rain forecast for the next 48 hours. Crest height and timing
  may change as this event unfolds. Continue to closely monitor
  updates to this warning.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet, severe valley flooding affects croplands and
  county roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil Creek.
  Old Highway 112 may become impassable.

&&

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

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
224 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017


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

  Kiamichi River near Antlers affecting Pushmataha County.

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

  Arkansas River at Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sebastian
  Counties.

  Arkansas River at Ozark Lock and Dam affecting Franklin...Johnson
  and Logan Counties.

  Lee Creek near Van Buren affecting Crawford and Sequoyah Counties.

  Mulberry River near Mulberry affecting Crawford and Franklin
  Counties.

  Poteau River near Poteau affecting Le Flore County.

  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-291523-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0036.170430T0437Z-170502T1428Z/
/PANO2.2.ER.170430T0437Z.170501T0600Z.170502T0828Z.NO/
224 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Panama.
* from this evening to Tuesday morning, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  1:30 AM Saturday, the stage was 13.17 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Panama is expected to rise above
  flood stage tonight and continue to rise to near 39.8 feet by
  Monday before dawn. The river is expected to fall below flood
  stage early Tuesday morning. This forecast is based on a
  heavy rain forecast for the next 48 hours. Crest height and timing
  may change as this event unfolds. Continue to closely monitor
  updates to this warning.
* Impact...At 39.0 feet, severe depths of flooding of crop and
  pasturelands occur from Shady Point to Arkoma. Several roads
  crossing the Poteau River are totally impassable.

&&

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

$$



Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1256 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-290800-
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, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler,
Wilburton, and Poteau
1256 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.NOW...

At 12:56 AM ... National Weather Service doppler radars continued
to detect scattered showers and thunderstorms lifting northward
across much of northeast Oklahoma and western Arkansas, north of
highway 40. Some of these storms had become severe, with strong
damaging winds and hail to the size of baseballs. All this
activity was moving toward the northeast, around 35 miles per
hour.

Through 3:00 AM ... Showers and thunderstorms will continue to
track northward across northern portions of the forecast area.
Some of the storms will likely becoming severe, with the main
threats being large hail and strong winds, however, an isolated
tornado is also possible. As the event progresses, and the second
round of showers and storms moves in from the west, heavy amounts
of rainfall will cause flooding issues. Several inches of rain are
expected across the area by mid day Sunday.

$$

16



Severe Thunderstorm Watch

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 172
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1000 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 172 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 AM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

OKC001-021-035-037-041-061-077-079-091-097-101-107-111-115-121-
131-135-143-145-291000-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0172.170429T0300Z-170429T1000Z/

OK
.    OKLAHOMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR                CHEROKEE            CRAIG
CREEK                DELAWARE            HASKELL
LATIMER              LE FLORE            MAYES
MCINTOSH             MUSKOGEE            OKFUSKEE
OKMULGEE             OTTAWA              PITTSBURG
ROGERS               SEQUOYAH            TULSA
WAGONER
$$


ATTN...WFO...LZK...TSA...SGF...PAH...LSX...






Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
535 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-291045-
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-
535 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017


...SIGNIFICANT FLOODING AND SEVERE RISK THRU THE WEEKEND...

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...This evening and Tonight.
TORNADO.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...After 8 pm.

Area OF GREATER RISK...Mainly north of a McAlester to Fort Smith
   line and along and south of Interstate 44.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Significant.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...After 8 pm.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...Mainly north of a McAlester to Fort Smith
   line and along and south of Interstate 44.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...After 8 pm.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...After 8 pm.

DISCUSSION...
Severe storm chances along with potential flash flooding will
increase this evening and overnight tonight across Eastern
Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas. Very large hail to baseball size,
damaging winds to 70 mph, and an isolated tornado are possible.

Clusters of thunderstorms continuing to develop over the Oklahoma
and Texas Panhandles will continue to push eastward and move into
Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas late this evening and
overnight. At the same time...additional thunderstorms are
forecast to develop this evening and tonight along and north of a
warm frontal boundary lifting north across Southeast Oklahoma and
Western Arkansas. All modes of severe weather will be possible
with this activity through into the overnight hours and transition
to more of a large hail and damaging wind threat late tonight
across the region.

Also through tonight...multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are
expected to develop across Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas
as the frontal boundary becomes nearly stationary over the region.
This will increase the potential for flash flooding with the
greater potential over Northeast Oklahoma into Northwest Arkansas.
A flash flood watch is in effect starting this evening and
continuing into Sunday morning.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Activation of the Regional Spotter Network Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY...Severe Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
SUNDAY...No Hazards.
MONDAY...High Wind Potential.
TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
THURSDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Multiple rounds of thunderstorms will continue to impact the region
Saturday and Saturday night as a powerful upper level storm system
develops to our west and interacts with a frontal boundary draped
over the region. Storm total rainfall in the 4 to 7 inch range is
expected, with locally heavier amounts likely across much of northeast
and east central Oklahoma into Northwest Arkansas thru Sunday.
This heavy rainfall could lead to life-threatening flash flooding
and significant flooding of area rivers and lakes. Locations
downstream from dams could see significant flooding as water is
released from the flooded lakes.

The quasi-stationary frontal boundary and approaching upper system
will continue to be the focus for storms with severe potential
during the afternoon and evening hours Saturday. The severe
weather threat...and heavy rainfall threat will will come to an
end from west to east as a cold front sweeps across the region
late Saturday night into Sunday morning.

Towards the middle of next week...another storm system will bring
the potential for more storms to the region. This system is expected
to push through too quickly to bring significant rainfall. Organized
severe weather is not expected either.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
This is an evolving system and the axis of heavy rainfall will
likely continue to be fine tuned. Continue to follow the latest
updates and forecasts over the next 24 to 36 hours regarding the
expected hazardous weather that will affect much of the area this
weekend.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

$$



Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
336 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIDESPREAD AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING
EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING WITH MODERATE TO
MAJOR MAIN-STEM RIVER FLOODING POSSIBLE...

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053-057-058-060>076-290930-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.A.0002.170429T0000Z-170430T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Craig-Ottawa-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, Vinita,
Miami, Tulsa, Claremore, Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah,
Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah, Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah,
Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler, Wilburton, and Poteau
336 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma...including the following
  counties...in Arkansas...Benton...Carroll...Crawford...
  Franklin...Madison...Sebastian and Washington AR. in
  Oklahoma...Adair...Cherokee...Choctaw...Craig...Creek...
  Delaware...Haskell...Latimer...Le Flore...Mayes...McIntosh...
  Muskogee...Okfuskee...Okmulgee...Ottawa...Pittsburg...
  Pushmataha...Rogers...Sequoyah...Tulsa and Wagoner.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Sunday morning

* A potent upper level storm system will move into the area
  Friday with strong to severe thunderstorms developing by early
  evening across portions of eastern Oklahoma and northwest
  Arkansas. Thunderstorms will continue Friday night through
  Saturday evening with locally heavy rainfall as a frontal
  boundary slowly pushes southeast. 4 to 6 inches of rainfall
  are expected across southeast Oklahoma into northwest
  Arkansas with locally higher amounts approaching 8 to 10
  inches.

* The heavy rainfall will likely lead to widespread and
  potentially life threatening flash flooding. Several rivers
  will likely go into moderate to major flood including the
  Illinois river and Lee Creek at Van Buren. Beaver Lake dam in
  northwest Arkansas could begin to release water which would
  impact areas downstream.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. Persons living in low lying areas along main-stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the road
to unknown depths. Take a different route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A flash flood watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.

&&

$$



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