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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:09 AM CST on February 24, 2018

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 24, 2018


The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Benton County in northwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Madison County in northwestern Arkansas...
northern Carroll County in northwestern Arkansas...
Washington County in northwestern Arkansas...
Delaware County in northeastern Oklahoma...
eastern Ottawa County in northeastern Oklahoma...
western Sequoyah County in east central Oklahoma...
Mayes County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Adair County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma...

* until 900 PM CST Saturday

* at 905 am CST, Doppler radar estimates that between 2 and 3 inches
of widespread rain fell across this region last night, with some
locally heavier amounts. Numerous roads remain closed due to high
water. Another round of brief heavy rain and thunderstorms will
move into this region later Saturday morning. Flooding will likely
linger thru the day today and possibly into the day on Sunday
before the waters begin to recede.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Fayetteville... Springdale...
Rogers... Bentonville...
Tahlequah... Siloam Springs...
Sallisaw... Berryville...
Stilwell... Jay...
Eureka Springs... Bella Vista...
Lowell... Grove...
Farmington... Pea Ridge...
Prairie Grove... Gentry...
Elkins... Tontitown...

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Oklahoma between mile markers 289 and 307.
Interstate 44 between mile markers 320 and 323.
Interstate 49 between mile markers 45 and 84, and between mile
markers 86 and 93.

This areal Flood Warning replaces the current Flash Flood Warning
that is set to expire at 930 am. Portions of this areal Flood
Warning may need to be upgraded to a Flash Flood Warning again if
the conditions warrant.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3589 9401 3575 9431 3576 9449 3567 9448
      3535 9491 3540 9490 3546 9509 3581 9513
      3582 9527 3586 9523 3597 9528 3607 9521
      3607 9544 3612 9544 3651 9509 3651 9500
      3660 9500 3700 9463 3650 9462 3650 9330


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:30 AM CST on February 24, 2018

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
counties... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford...
Franklin... Madison... Sebastian and Washington AR. In
Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Choctaw... Delaware... Haskell...
Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh... Muskogee... Okfuskee...
Okmulgee... Ottawa... Pittsburg... Pushmataha... Sequoyah and
Wagoner.

* Through this afternoon

* rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will be common across the
watch area, with locally higher amounts possible.

* This will likely lead to flooding of some low lying areas.
Additional rainfall on top of recent rains will increase the
potential for flash flooding and also some river flooding
concerns.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Drainage ditches, creeks, low water crossings
and other low lying areas are prone to rises and may flood. Most
flood related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the
leading cause of weather related deaths.




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:30 AM CST on February 24, 2018

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
counties... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford...
Franklin... Madison... Sebastian and Washington AR. In
Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Choctaw... Delaware... Haskell...
Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh... Muskogee... Okfuskee...
Okmulgee... Ottawa... Pittsburg... Pushmataha... Sequoyah and
Wagoner.

* Through this afternoon

* rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will be common across the
watch area, with locally higher amounts possible.

* This will likely lead to flooding of some low lying areas.
Additional rainfall on top of recent rains will increase the
potential for flash flooding and also some river flooding
concerns.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Drainage ditches, creeks, low water crossings
and other low lying areas are prone to rises and may flood. Most
flood related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the
leading cause of weather related deaths.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory, Freeze Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Guam -
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Indiana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Iowa - Winter Weather Advisory
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Areal Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory
Virgin Islands - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia -
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement

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