Crawford County, AR
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Flood Warning
ARC007-015-033-047-087-131-143-OKC001-021-023-035-041-061-077-079-
091-097-101-105-107-111-115-121-127-131-135-143-145-311400-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FA.W.0028.000000T0000Z-150531T1400Z/
/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-
550 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS EXTENDED THE

* 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 SUNDAY

* AT 547 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THAT THE RAINFALL HAD ENDED ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.

THE HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THE PAST WEEK HAS CAUSED AREA LAKES...SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL
AS THE MAJOR RIVERS TO FLOOD. THIS FLOODING WILL LIKELY CONTINUE
INTO NEXT WEEK. AREA LAKES ARE NEAR OR 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. ROADS NEAR THESE
LAKES MAY BE UNDER WATER DUE TO FLOODING FROM THESE
LAKES...ESPECIALLY EUFAULA...WISTER...SARDIS AND HUGO.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ANTLERS...
BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...BROKEN ARROW...CEDARVILLE...
CHARLESTON...CLAREMORE...CLAYTON...EUFAULA...EUREKA SPRINGS...
FAYETTEVILLE...FORT SMITH...HUGO...HUNTSVILLE...JAY...MCALESTER...
MIAMI...MOUNTAINBURG...MUSKOGEE...NATURAL DAM...NOWATA...OKEMAH...
OKMULGEE...OZARK...POTEAU...PRYOR...ROGERS...SALLISAW...SILOAM
SPRINGS AND SPRINGDALE.

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

$$

Flood Warning
ARC033-OKC135-310325-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-150603T0359Z/
/VBRA4.2.ER.150525T0044Z.150531T1800Z.150602T2159Z.UU/
225 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Lee Creek near Van Buren.
* until Tuesday evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1:22 AM Saturday, the stage was 401.70 feet.
* Flood stage is 401.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Lee Creek near Van Buren will rise to near 406.5
feet early Sunday afternoon. The river will then fall below flood
stage by Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 406.0 feet, Tailwater Park is inundated by high water.
Permanent structures in the park are damaged. Recreational vehicles
in a campground near Rena Road may be flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3554 9452 3542 9442 3542 9437 3554 9437

$$

Flood Warning
ARC033-131-310327-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/VBUA4.3.ER.150524T1546Z.150527T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
227 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...This is a dangerous and life threatening situation...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Arkansas River at Van Buren.
* until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 2:00 PM Saturday, the stage was 30.76 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Arkansas River at Van Buren will continue rising to
near 33.3 feet early Sunday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet, damaging flooding occurs along the Arkansas
River floodplain from Moffett, Oklahoma downstream to Lock and Dam
13. The port of Fort Smith and nearby businesses are flooded.
Backwater flooding occurs in the trailer parks next to Lee Creek.
Some residential subdivisions around Fort Smith are flooded. This
is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.

&&

LAT...LON 3540 9454 3531 9454 3531 9422 3539 9422 3549 9439

$$

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