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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 2:23 PM CDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River near Tahlequah.
* Until Monday morning, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1:00 PM Sunday, the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast... the Illinois River near Tahlequah will continue falling
to below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet, moderate flooding occurs from Hanging Rock
downstream towards Tahlequah. Access roads east of the Combs bridge
near Eagles Bluff are impassable. Some Cabins and Parks may begin
to flood. Extreme turbulence makes the river too hazardous for
floating.


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