Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
731 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015

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CRAWFORD AR-FRANKLIN AR-SEBASTIAN AR-
731 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SEBASTIAN...FRANKLIN AND
SOUTHERN CRAWFORD COUNTIES UNTIL 1100 PM CDT...

AT 730 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT
THE LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL WAS COMING TO AN END ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA.1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN AND FLOODING OF
LOW LYING AREAS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...
CEDARVILLE...CHARLESTON...FORT SMITH...MOUNTAINBURG...NATURAL DAM...
OZARK...VAN BUREN...ALMA...ALTUS...BARLING...BLOOMER...BONANZA...
BRANCH...BURNVILLE...CASS...DENNING...DYER...EXCELSIOR...FERN...
FIGURE FIVE...FORT CHAFFEE...FORT SMITH REGIONAL AIRPORT...
GREENWOOD...HACKETT...HARTFORD...HUNTINGTON...JENNY LIND...LAKE FORT
SMITH...LAVACA AND MANSFIELD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD TO
UNKNOWN DEPTHS. IT ONLY TAKES TWO FEET OF RUSHING WATER TO CARRY AWAY
MOST SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUPS. TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO
REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL THE WATER RECEDES. REMEMBER...
MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.

LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN HILLY TERRAIN ARE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS IN
HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND
ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER
TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN TULSA.

&&

LAT...LON 3536 9372 3536 9375 3540 9380 3532 9381
      3532 9390 3523 9393 3522 9402 3513 9404
      3514 9413 3510 9414 3507 9423 3497 9422
      3493 9444 3540 9443 3565 9447 3570 9369

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