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Flash Flood Warning
ARC007-015-033-047-087-131-143-OKC001-021-035-037-041-097-101-105-
107-111-113-115-117-131-143-145-147-260630-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FF.W.0064.150525T2221Z-150526T0630Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
521 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
ADAIR COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
BENTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
CARROLL COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
CHEROKEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
CRAIG COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
CRAWFORD COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
CREEK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
DELAWARE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
MADISON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
MAYES COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
NORTHERN MUSKOGEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
NOWATA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
OKFUSKEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
OKMULGEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
OSAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
OTTAWA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
PAWNEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
ROGERS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
SEBASTIAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
TULSA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
WAGONER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 130 AM CDT TUESDAY

* AT 518 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE MOVING INTO THE WARNED
AREA FROM THE SOUTH. RAINFALL RATES FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE
POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS...WITH SOME LOCALIZED HEAVIER AMOUNTS. GIVEN
SATURATED GROUNDS FROM RECENT RAINS...MOST OF THIS RAIN WILL BECOME
RUNOFF QUICKLY AND WILL LIKELY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BARTLESVILLE...BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...BRISTOW...BROKEN ARROW...
CHARLESTON...CLAREMORE...EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...FORT
SMITH...HUNTSVILLE...JAY...MIAMI...MOUNTAINBURG...MUSKOGEE...
NOWATA...OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...OZARK...PAWHUSKA...PRYOR...ROGERS...
SAND SPRINGS...SILOAM SPRINGS...SPRINGDALE...STILWELL...
TAHLEQUAH...TULSA...VAN BUREN AND VINITA.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3612 9347 3577 9351 3576 9369 3538 9370
3540 9380 3531 9382 3494 9440 3494 9442
3539 9443 3570 9434 3555 9582 3529 9599
3529 9645 3545 9645 3540 9663 3700 9660
3700 9462 3651 9461 3650 9330 3612 9329

$$

Flash Flood Watch
ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-261200-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.A.0007.000000T0000Z-150526T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...
OKMULGEE...WAGONER...TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...
SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
256 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS AND OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN ARKANSAS...BENTON...CARROLL...CRAWFORD...FRANKLIN...
MADISON...SEBASTIAN AND WASHINGTON. IN OKLAHOMA...ADAIR...
CHEROKEE...CHOCTAW...CRAIG...CREEK...DELAWARE...HASKELL...
LATIMER...LE FLORE...MAYES...MCINTOSH...MUSKOGEE...NOWATA...
OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...OSAGE...OTTAWA...PAWNEE...PITTSBURG...
PUSHMATAHA...ROGERS...SEQUOYAH...TULSA...WAGONER AND
WASHINGTON.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THE LATE EVENING HOURS. ADDITIONAL SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP FURTHER NORTH ACROSS
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. AN AXIS OF 1 TO 2 INCH RAINFALL IS LIKELY
FROM FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO WESTERN ARKANSAS...WITH LOCAL
AMOUNTS NEAR 3 INCHES POSSIBLE. FURTHER NORTH...RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OF ONE HALF TO ONE INCH ARE LIKELY.

* CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID ONSET FLASH FLOODING. ANY
HEAVIER BURST OF RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY LEAD TO FLOODING AND
PREPARATIONS SHOULD BE UNDERWAY TO ENSURE A SHELTER IS AVAILABLE
AWAY FROM FLOOD PRONE AREAS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE
ROAD...THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT UNDERNEATH THE RUSHING WATER.
TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL
THE WATER RECEDES.

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. HAVE A MEANS OF RECEIVING ANY WARNINGS ISSUED OVERNIGHT
SUCH AS A WEATHER RADIO.

&&

$$




Flood Warning
ARC007-015-033-047-087-131-143-OKC001-021-023-035-041-061-077-079-
091-097-101-105-107-111-115-121-127-131-135-145-260130-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FA.W.0022.150525T0144Z-150526T0130Z/
/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-WAGONER OK-LATIMER OK-ADAIR OK-
844 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 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 NOWATA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
EASTERN OKMULGEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
EASTERN ROGERS 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...
OTTAWA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
PITTSBURG COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
PUSHMATAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
SEBASTIAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...
SEQUOYAH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
SOUTHEASTERN OKFUSKEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
WAGONER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT MONDAY

* AT 835 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WHICH
WILL MOVE INTO PARTS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATER THIS EVENING. THE
RAIN HAS ENDED ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

THE HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THE WEEKEND HAS CAUSED AREA LAKES...SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS AS WELL AS THE MAJOR RIVERS
TO FLOOD. THIS FLOODING WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT AND
INTO MONDAY...IF NOT LONGER. AREA LAKES ARE NEAR OR SLIGHTLY OVER
FULL CAPACITY. HIGH RELEASES ARE REQUIRED AND THIS MAY FLOOD THE
DOWNSTREAM RIVER. ALSO...TRIBUTARIES THAT FEED INTO THESE RESERVOIRS
WILL ALSO BACK UP AND FLOOD UNTIL LAKE LEVELS GET UNDER CONTROL.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ANTLERS...
BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...CEDARVILLE...CHARLESTON...CLAYTON...
EUFAULA...EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...FORT SMITH...HUGO...
HUNTSVILLE...JAY...MCALESTER...MIAMI...MOUNTAINBURG...MUSKOGEE...
NATURAL DAM...OZARK...POTEAU...PRYOR...ROGERS...SALLISAW...SILOAM
SPRINGS...SPRINGDALE...STIGLER...STILWELL...TAHLEQUAH...VAN BUREN
AND VINITA.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3386 9581 3416 9598 3417 9578 3459 9568
3468 9610 3528 9599 3529 9618 3597 9570
3701 9540 3700 9462 3651 9461 3650 9330
3612 9329 3577 9351 3576 9369 3538 9370
3492 9444 3451 9446 3450 9504 3393 9516

$$

Tornado Watch
ARC007-015-033-047-087-131-143-OKC001-021-023-061-077-079-091-101-
121-127-135-260300-
/O.NEW.KTSA.TO.A.0212.150525T1952Z-150526T0300Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 212 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES

IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

BENTON CARROLL CRAWFORD
MADISON WASHINGTON

IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS

FRANKLIN SEBASTIAN

IN OKLAHOMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA

CHEROKEE MUSKOGEE SEQUOYAH

IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA

ADAIR

IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA

CHOCTAW HASKELL LATIMER
LE FLORE MCINTOSH PITTSBURG
PUSHMATAHA

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ANTLERS...BENTONVILLE...
BERRYVILLE...CHARLESTON...CLAYTON...EUFAULA...EUREKA SPRINGS...
FAYETTEVILLE...FORT SMITH...HUGO...HUNTSVILLE...MCALESTER...
MUSKOGEE...OZARK...POTEAU...ROGERS...SALLISAW...SPRINGDALE...
STIGLER...STILWELL...TAHLEQUAH...VAN BUREN AND WILBURTON.

$$




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