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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:29 PM CDT Apr. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

the Flood Warning continues for
the Spring River near Quapaw.
* Until late Tuesday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday, the stage was 33.96 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring but the river is very near crest.
* Forecast... the Spring River near Quapaw will begin falling and
fall to below flood stage by late Tuesday evening.
* Impact... at 33.0 feet, the Quapaw gage site is isolated by high
water. Agricultural lands and County roads are flooded to a depth
of several feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life
threatening situation.

Lat... Lon 3695 9469 3682 9469 3682 9481 3695 9481

829 PM CDT sun Apr 30 2017

... Flood Warning extended until late Thursday night...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Neosho river near Commerce.
* Until late Thursday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:30 PM Sunday, the stage was 20.25 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Neosho river near Commerce will continue rising to
near 23.0 feet Tuesday morning. The river is expected to fall below
flood stage late Thursday evening.
* Impact... at 23.0 feet, widespread flooding occurs. Riverview Park
and the Ottawa County Fairgrounds becomes inundated. State Highway
125 south of Miami will be closed.

Lat... Lon 3700 9491 3689 9478 3681 9488 3700 9510

1105 am CDT sun Apr 30 2017

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 1115 am CDT Monday for
Craig... Rogers... Delaware... Ottawa... Mayes... Adair... Nowata...
Wagoner... Cherokee and northern Muskogee counties...

At 1103 am CDT, the heavy rains have ended however widespread
rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches with local amounts near 8 inches
of rain have fallen. Several roadways have been reported closed due
to the flooding and many low water crossings are likely flooded. The
high water will be slow to recede.

Some locations that may experience flooding include...
eastern Tulsa... Broken Arrow...
Muskogee... Claremore...
Tahlequah... Siloam Springs...
Miami... Wagoner...
Vinita... Stilwell...
Nowata... Jay...
Pryor... Coweta...
Pryor creek... Catoosa...
Grove... Fort Gibson...
Verdigris... Commerce...

This includes Interstate 44 between mile markers 235 and 324.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

Lat... Lon 3700 9462 3650 9462 3564 9447 3564 9571
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