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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:36 PM CDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday evening
through Sunday morning...

The Flash 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... Craig... creek... Delaware...
Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh... Muskogee...
Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Ottawa... Pittsburg... Pushmataha...
Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa and Wagoner.

* From Friday evening through Sunday morning

* a potent upper level storm system will move into the area
Friday with strong to severe thunderstorms developing by early
evening across portions of eastern Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas. Thunderstorms will continue Friday night through
Saturday evening with locally heavy rainfall as a frontal
boundary slowly pushes southeast. 4 to 8 inches of rainfall
are expected across east-central Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas with locally higher amounts approaching 12 inches.

* The heavy rainfall will likely lead to widespread and
potentially life threatening flash flooding. Several rivers
will likely go into moderate to major flood including the
Illinois River and Lee Creek at Van Buren. Beaver Lake Dam in
northwest Arkansas could begin to release water which would
impact areas downstream.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:36 PM CDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday evening
through Sunday morning...

The Flash 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... Craig... creek... Delaware...
Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh... Muskogee...
Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Ottawa... Pittsburg... Pushmataha...
Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa and Wagoner.

* From Friday evening through Sunday morning

* a potent upper level storm system will move into the area
Friday with strong to severe thunderstorms developing by early
evening across portions of eastern Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas. Thunderstorms will continue Friday night through
Saturday evening with locally heavy rainfall as a frontal
boundary slowly pushes southeast. 4 to 8 inches of rainfall
are expected across east-central Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas with locally higher amounts approaching 12 inches.

* The heavy rainfall will likely lead to widespread and
potentially life threatening flash flooding. Several rivers
will likely go into moderate to major flood including the
Illinois River and Lee Creek at Van Buren. Beaver Lake Dam in
northwest Arkansas could begin to release water which would
impact areas downstream.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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. Persons living in low lying areas along main-Stem rivers
should monitor the latest forecast and be ready to evacuate to
higher ground.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes. Remember, most flood
related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading
cause of weather related deaths.

A Flash Flood Watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Arizona - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Freeze Warning , Special Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement , Dense Fog Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Minnesota - Frost Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Rhode Island - Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Texas - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , High Wind Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Watch , Frost Advisory
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning

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