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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
105 AM CDT TUE AUG 21 2007

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-202100-
105 AM CDT TUE AUG 21 2007

...IMPACT OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIN...
TROPICAL STORM ERIN FORMED IN THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO AS TROPICAL
DEPRESSION FIVE TUESDAY EVENING AUGUST 14. IT STRENGTHENED AND WAS
NAMED TROPICAL STORM ERIN WEDNESDAY MORNING AUGUST 15. ERIN MOVED
ONSHORE NEAR LAMAR TEXAS ON THURSDAY MORNING... WEAKENED TO A
TROPICAL DEPRESSION AND MOVED WEST AND NORTHWEST THROUGH SOUTHERN
AND WESTERN TEXAS BEFORE TURNING TO THE NORTHEAST. THE CENTER OF
CIRCULATION FROM TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIN ENTERED SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA
BETWEEN HOLLIS AND ERICK LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. IT BECAME MUCH BETTER
ORGANIZED BETWEEN 1 AM AND 7 AM SUNDAY AS IT MOVED FROM NEAR
CLINTON TO NEAR GEARY AND ACROSS NORTHERN CANADIAN COUNTY INTO
NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA CITY. IT BEGAN TO WEAKEN AGAIN AS IT MOVED
EAST THROUGH NORTHERN OKLAHOMA COUNTY SUNDAY MORNING... ALTHOUGH
VERY HEAVY RAIN PERSISTED IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA THROUGH MIDDAY SUNDAY.

...MAXIMUM WINDS...
WIND LOCATION COUNTY TIME SOURCE

82 MPH WATONGA BLAINE 254 AM SUNDAY AWOS - MEASURED
80 MPH 1 S UNION CITY CANADIAN 240 AM SUNDAY SPOTTER -ESTIMATED
75 MPH 4 NNW FORT COBB CADDO 1225 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED
73 MPH 7 W WATONGA BLAINE 225 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED
70 MPH 6 S FORT COBB CADDO 1210 AM SUNDAY SPOTTER - MEASURED
64 MPH 7 W HINTON CADDO 130 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED
62 MPH 4 ENE APACHE CADDO 1235 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED
60 MPH 2 NE KINGFISHER KINGFISHER 425 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED
58 MPH 2 SSW MINCO GRADY 310 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED
56 MPH WILL ROGERS ARPT OKLAHOMA 424 AM SUNDAY ASOS - MEASURED
56 MPH WILEY POST ARPT OKLAHOMA 422 AM SUNDAY ASOS - MEASURED
55 MPH 4 WSW WEATHERFORD CUSTER 1200 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED

...SOME RAINFALL TOTALS...
RAIN LOCATION COUNTY SOURCE

11.03 9.8 WNW GEARY BLAINE COCORAHS OBSERVER
9.30 4 NNW FORT COBB CADDO MESONET
9.11 WATONGA BLAINE COOP OBSERVER
8.84 SEDAN KIOWA COOP OBSERVER
8.68 7.9 ESE NORMAN CLEVELAND COCORAHS OBSERVER
8.50 WALTERS COTTON COOP OBSERVER
8.45 5 WNW EL RENO CANADIAN MESONET
8.15 LOOKEBA CADDO COOP OBSERVER
7.67 NORMAN (NWS) CLEVELAND NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
7.45 2 NE COX CITY GRADY COOP OBSERVER
7.31 1.5 WNW NOBLE CLEVELAND COCORAHS OBSERVER
7.11 SHAWNEE POTTAWATOMIE COOP OBSERVER
6.94 CHANDLER LINCOLN COOP OBSERVER
6.80 MINCO GRADY COOP OBSERVER
6.56 3 N PIEDMONT CANADIAN COOP OBSERVER
6.53 4 ESE WEATHERFORD CUSTER MESONET
6.44 WICHITA MTN NWR COMANCHE RAWS STATION
6.44 4 WNW RUSH SPRINGS GRADY MESONET
6.20 DUNCAN AIRPORT STEPHENS
6.18 3 NE COLONY WASHITA COOP OBSERVER
6.18 CHICKASHA GRADY COOP OBSERVER
6.15 1 WSW MARLOW STEPHENS COOP OBSERVER
6.02 5 W MEEKER LINCOLN COOP OBSERVER
5.98 6 WNW DEER CREEK OKLAHOMA COOP OBSERVER
5.96 2 SSW BLANCHARD MCCLAIN COOP OBSERVER
5.91 OKARCHE KINGFISHER/CANADIAN COOP OBSERVER
5.68 KINGFISHER KINGFISHER MESONET
5.68 3 SE UNION CITY CANADIAN COOP OBSERVER
5.52 4 S TECUMSEH POTTAWATOMIE COOP OBSERVER
5.38 OKLAHOMA CITY OKLAHOMA OFFICIAL OBSERVATION AT
WILL ROGERS WORLD AIRPORT
5.14 SHAWNEE POTTAWATOMIE MESONET
5.12 2 W LINDSAY GARVIN COOP OBSERVER

...RIVER FLOODING...
CREST TIME FLOOD
STAGE
..RECORD FLOODING..
NORTH CANADIAN RIVER NEAR WATONGA 19.70 FEET 530 AM SUNDAY 15 FEET
PREVIOUS RECORD CREST WAS 19.24 FEET ON OCTOBER 3 1986

..MAJOR FLOODING..
NORTH CANADIAN RIVER NEAR EL RENO 23.33 FEET 1 PM MONDAY 17 FEET
HIGHEST CREST MEASURED SINCE 1923 AT EL RENO
CANADIAN RIVER NEAR BRIDGEPORT 21.03 FEET 330 PM SUNDAY 14 FEET
HIGHEST CREST MEASURED SINCE 1948 AT BRIDGEPORT
CANADIAN RIVER NEAR UNION CITY 13.50 FEET 230 PM MONDAY 7 FEET
HIGHEST CREST MEASURED SINCE 1937 AT UNION CITY
CANADIAN RIVER NEAR PURCELL 15.00 FEET 1100 PM TUESDAY 12 FEET
WASHITA RIVER NEAR CARNEGIE 30.81 FEET 1200 PM SUNDAY 25 FEET
WASHITA RIVER AT ANADARKO 26.02 FEET 830 AM MONDAY 19 FEET
HIGHEST CREST MEASURED SINCE 1949 AT ANADARKO
WASHITA RIVER NEAR CHICKASHA 26.27 FEET 8 AM TUESDAY 19 FEET
EAST CACHE CREEK NEAR WALTERS 27.86 FEET 630 AM MONDAY 21 FEET

...TORNADOES...
TORNADOES AND POSSIBLE TORNADOES BEING INVESTIGATED. NOT ALL
TORNADOES ON THIS LIST HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED YET.

BEGIN/END DAY TORNADO PATH COUNTY/STATE
TIME

446-457 PM SATURDAY 5.5 ESE - 6 NE HOBART KIOWA COUNTY OK
510-520 PM SATURDAY 10 SSE - 6 SSE CORDELL WASHITA COUNTY OK
753-757 PM SATURDAY 1 NNE - 2 NNE THORNBERRY CLAY COUNTY TX
SATURDAY 2.5 SSW - 2.5 WSW NORGE GRADY COUNTY OK
SUNDAY 1 ENE COGAR - 9.2 W UNION CITY
CADDO/CANADIAN OK
232-239 AM SUNDAY 1 ESE MINCO - 1 N UNION CITY
GRADY/CANADIAN OK


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UPDATED RAINFALL AND RIVER DATA.

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