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227 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Cimarron River near Guthrie.
* from late tonight to Monday morning...or until the warning is
* At 1:30 PM Saturday the stage was 11.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The Cimarron River will rise above flood stage early
Sunday morning and crest near 19.8 feet early Sunday afternoon. The
Cimarron River will fall below flood stage early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Rural areas may overflow to depths
averaging about a foot...in Logan and Payne counties. U.S. Highway
77 north of Guthrie is impassable. Low-lying fields and oil wells
may be flooded or isolated for a few hours...by flows in cutoff
channels crossing the flood plain.
LAT...LON 3583 9759 3593 9760 3603 9734 3600 9720
3593 9726 3595 9733
229 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Cimarron River near Ripley.
* until Tuesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 2:00 PM Saturday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The Cimarron River will rise above flood stage late
Saturday afternoon and crest near 21.7 feet Sunday evening. The
Cimarron River will fall below flood stage early Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...The Cimarron River valley in Payne County
is covered by flood depths averaging 5 feet...with very hazardous
currents. Agricultural lands...oil wells...and water wells
located near the river banks are inundated...from many hours
before to many hours after the crest passes Ripley.
LAT...LON 3593 9726 3600 9720 3611 9675 3609 9662
3601 9662 3593 9701
Including the cities of Weatherford, Clinton, Watonga, Geary,
Okeene, Kingfisher, Hennessey, Okarche, Guthrie, Stillwater,
Cordell, Burns Flat, Sentinel, Hobart, Snyder, Lawton, and Duncan
428 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
The National Weather Service in Norman has expanded the
* Flood Watch for flash flooding...flooding of creeks and
rivers...and flooding of low lying areas to include portions
of central Oklahoma, northwest Oklahoma, southern Oklahoma,
southwest Oklahoma, and western Oklahoma, including the
following areas, in central Oklahoma, Kingfisher, Logan, and
Payne. In northwest Oklahoma, Blaine. In southern Oklahoma,
Stephens. In southwest Oklahoma, Comanche and Kiowa. In
western Oklahoma, Custer and Washita.
* Through Sunday morning
* Widespread 2 to 5 inches of rain are forecast with locally
higher amounts possible.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.