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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1014 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

OKC023-077-079-121-127-300530-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.W.0079.000000T0000Z-150530T0530Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHOCTAW OK-LE FLORE OK-PITTSBURG OK-PUSHMATAHA OK-LATIMER OK-
1014 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LATIMER...PUSHMATAHA...
SOUTHERN PITTSBURG...SOUTHWESTERN LE FLORE AND CHOCTAW COUNTIES UNTIL
1230 AM CDT...

AT 1010 PM CDT...RAINFALL WAS ENDING ACROSS THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR RAPID WATER RISES ALSO ENDING.  THEREFORE THIS WARNING WILL BE
ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 1230 AM...BUT FLOODING CONTINUES AT MANY
LOCATIONS IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND AN AREAL FLOOD WARNING WILL BE
IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS UNTIL 9 AM SATURDAY.

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 3393 9559 3387 9584 3394 9594 3416 9598
      3417 9578 3450 9579 3451 9568 3459 9568
      3459 9588 3468 9589 3468 9608 3480 9610
      3505 9493 3451 9446 3450 9504 3424 9504
      3423 9514 3393 9516 3395 9522 3386 9539

$$

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