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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
501 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-311015-
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-
501 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT AREAL FLOODING TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

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...FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

POOR VISIBILITY.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT...MAINLY OVER SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA OVER INTO WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. THERE IS A VERY LIMITED RISK OF A MARGINALLY SEVERE
HAIL/WIND STORM...AS WELL AS A LIMITED FLASH FLOOD RISK WITH ANY
SLOW MOVING STORM.

AREAL FLOODING NEAR MAIN STEM RIVERS AND AREA LAKES WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK.

AREAS OF DENSE FOG AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA
WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES DOWN TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES THIS MORNING.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

A MUCH QUIETER UPPER LEVEL PATTERN IS FORECAST TO SET UP OVER THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS AS WE HEAD INTO JUNE...GIVING THE REGION A MUCH
NEEDED BREAK FROM THE FLOODING RAINS IN THE MONTH OF MAY.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
PLEASE NOTE THAT AREAL FLOODING WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO NEXT
WEEK...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS WHERE AREA LAKES AND ARE NEAR OR OVER FULL
CAPACITY...AND RIVERS THAT HAVE BEEN IN A PROLONGED PERIOD OF AT
LEAST MODERATE FLOODING.

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

$$

LACY






Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
237 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015


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

  Arkansas River near Muskogee affecting Muskogee County.

OKC101-301537-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MKGO2.2.ER.150530T0212Z.150530T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
237 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River near Muskogee.
* until further notice.
* At  2:00 AM Saturday, the stage was 31.45 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Arkansas River near Muskogee will continue rising to
  near 32.8 feet this morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet, areas on the grounds of the OG&E power plant
  are flooded. Moderate agricultural flooding occurs.

&&

LAT...LON 3583 9537 3559 9532 3547 9515 3552 9507 3583 9520

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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
920 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

ARC007-015-033-047-087-131-143-OKC001-021-023-035-041-061-077-079-
091-097-101-105-107-111-115-121-127-131-135-143-145-301400-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FA.W.0028.150530T0220Z-150530T1400Z/
/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-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK-LATIMER OK-ADAIR OK-
920 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 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 OKFUSKEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
  EASTERN TULSA 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...
  NOWATA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  OKMULGEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  OTTAWA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  PITTSBURG COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  PUSHMATAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  ROGERS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  SEBASTIAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
  SEQUOYAH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
  WAGONER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 900 AM CDT SATURDAY

* HEAVY RAINFALL AGAIN FELL ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN
  OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS DURING THE LAST 24 HOURS WITH
  AMOUNTS RANGING UP TO THREE INCHES.  SCATTERED AREAS OF
  RAIN AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LIKELY IN THE AREA FOR
  THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS...WHICH WILL LOCALLY ADD TO THE AMOUNTS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE
  FLOODING TO OCCUR IN LOW AREAS... ALONG CREEKS AND DRAINAGE
  DITCHES AND NEAR PONDS... LAKES AND RIVERS. A NUMBER OF RURAL
  ROADS ARE EITHER FLOODED OR CLOSED.  SEE THE SPECIFIC WARNING
  FOR INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE ONGOING MAINSTEM RIVER FLOODING.

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 3394 9594 3459 9568 3471 9610 3528 9599
      3529 9641 3644 9580 3700 9579 3701 9462
      3651 9461 3649 9329 3612 9329 3612 9347
      3577 9351 3576 9369 3538 9370 3492 9444
      3450 9447 3450 9504 3394 9515 3386 9539

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