Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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WGUS84 KTSA 140723
FLSTSA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
223 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015


...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Oklahoma...

  Poteau River near Poteau affecting Le Flore County.

  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-141523-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150415T0327Z/
/PTAO2.1.ER.150414T0809Z.150414T1200Z.150414T2127Z.NO/
223 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Poteau.
* until this evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  2:00 AM Tuesday, the stage was 23.55 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Poteau is expected to rise above
  flood stage early this morning and continue to rise to near 25.5
  feet by this morning. The river is expected to fall below flood
  stage late this afternoon.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet, moderate valley flooding affects croplands
  and farm roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil
  Creek.

&&

LAT...LON 3513 9468 3495 9471 3495 9461 3506 9454 3513 9456

$$

OKC079-141523-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0005.150414T0721Z-150416T0817Z/
/PANO2.2.ER.150414T0711Z.150415T0600Z.150416T0217Z.NO/
223 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Panama.
* from early this morning to late Wednesday night, or until the
  warning is cancelled.
* At  1:30 AM Tuesday, the stage was 28.53 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Panama is expected to rise above
  flood stage before dawn  and continue to rise to near 34.9 feet by
  Wednesday before dawn. The river is expected to fall below flood
  stage late Wednesday evening.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet, moderate flooding of agricultural lands occur
  from Panama to Arkoma. Some local and county roads in the
  floodplain become impassable.

&&

LAT...LON 3521 9470 3504 9462 3523 9442 3540 9439 3540 9449

$$



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