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