The Flood Warning continues for
the Kingfisher creek near Kingfisher
* until late tonight... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Sunday the stage was 22.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast... the Kingfisher creek is near crest and will begin
falling Sunday evening. The Kingfisher creek will fall below flood
stage Sunday evening.
* Impact... at 23.0 feet... water depths averaging about 3 feet...
close Highway 33 west of the city and affect residential and
business areas of northwest Kingfisher. Open ditches without
guardrails along some residential streets create very hazardous
driving conditions in these areas. U.S. Highway 81 north along the
main creek west of Kingfisher may see depths of 4 or more feet...
with overflows beginning there hours before flooding reaches
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3588 9787 3581 9808
1201 PM CDT sun may 24 2015
The National Weather Service in Norman has extended the
* Flood Warning for...
Kingfisher County in central Oklahoma...
Blaine County in northwestern Oklahoma...
eastern Washita County in western Oklahoma...
Caddo County in southwestern Oklahoma...
Payne County in central Oklahoma...
Canadian County in central Oklahoma...
northwestern Pottawatomie County in central Oklahoma...
northwestern McClain County in central Oklahoma...
Logan County in central Oklahoma...
Oklahoma County in central Oklahoma...
Lincoln County in central Oklahoma...
southern Noble County in northern Oklahoma...
southeastern Dewey County in northwestern Oklahoma...
eastern Custer County in western Oklahoma...
northeastern Kiowa County in southwestern Oklahoma...
northern Grady County in central Oklahoma...
northwestern Cleveland County in central Oklahoma...
* until 600 PM CDT Sunday
* at 1158 am CDT... flooding was occurring from heavy rainfall last
night. Doppler radar indicated additional showers and
thunderstorms are developing across central Oklahoma... which
will further exacerbate the flooding this afternoon.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oklahoma City... Edmond... Midwest City... Moore... Stillwater... del
City... El Reno... Guthrie... Weatherford... Kingfisher... Yukon...
Bethany... Concho... Mustang... the Village... Warr Acres... Choctaw...
Cushing... Harrah... Watonga... Tuttle... Nichols Hills... Spencer...
Piedmont... McLoud... Chandler... Stroud... Jones... Nicoma Park and
Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been
reported. Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not
expected. However... all interested parties should take necessary
Do not underestimate the power of flood waters. Only a few inches of
rapidly flowing water can quickly carry away your vehicle.
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3547 9697 3538 9715 3521 9802 3493 9890
3581 9890 3616 9819 3616 9713 3624 9713
1020 am CDT sun may 24 2015
The Flood Warning continues for
the Cimarron river near Dover.
* Until late Tuesday night... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:30 am Sunday the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... the Cimarron river will continue rising and crest near
21.2 feet early Monday morning. The Cimarron river will fall below
flood stage late Tuesday evening.
* Impact... at 21.0 feet... Suburban Estates along U.S. Highway 81
south of Dover may be flooded... or isolated by moving water over
driveways. Rural lands and roads are covered by flood depths
ranging up to about 4 feet through Kingfisher County... and into
western Logan County. Oil Wells in lower places are severely
flooded for hours before and after the crest. Sandpit facilities
near Dover are severely damaged.
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3583 9759 3589 9792
1017 am CDT sun may 24 2015
... Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Cimarron river near Ames.
* Until Monday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:45 am Sunday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occuring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the Cimarron river is at flood stage and will crest near
10.5 feet Sunday evening.The Cimarron river will fall below flood
stage mid Monday morning.
* Impact... at 11.0 feet... flooding of rural areas to depths of a foot
extends from near Orienta in Major County... downstream to areas
along the Cimarron river in extreme northeastern Blaine County...
and near the State Highway 51 bridge crossing in Kingfisher County.
Farmlands... oilfields... and local roads are affected the most by
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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 1:07 PM CDT on May 24, 2015
Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 10:22 AM CDT on May 24, 2015
... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Monday morning...
The National Weather Service in Norman has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Oklahoma...
northern Oklahoma... northwest Oklahoma... southern Oklahoma...
southwest Oklahoma and western Oklahoma... including the
following areas... in central Oklahoma... Canadian... Cleveland...
Grady... Kingfisher... Logan... McClain... Oklahoma and Payne. In
northern Oklahoma... Garfield... Kay and Noble. In northwest
Oklahoma... Blaine. In southern Oklahoma... Stephens. In
southwest Oklahoma... Caddo... Comanche... Cotton and Kiowa. In
western Oklahoma... Custer and Washita.
* Through Monday morning
* rainfall will redevelop with an additional 1 to 2 inches of
rainfall is possible through Monday morning. This rainfall in
addition to the heavy rainfall of recent days will create the
potential of additional flash flooding.
Monitor weather forecasts and information. Avoid travel in
flooded areas... and make plans to get to higher ground if
flooding develops or worsens in your area.
Statement as of 8:40 am CST on May 24, 2015
... New record monthly rainfall set at Oklahoma City...
The official measured rainfall on Saturday at Will Rogers World
Airport in Oklahoma City was 3.73 inches. This brings the monthly
total for may to 18.19 inches. This breaks the may record of
14.52 inches, set in 2013. The 18.19 inches total also breaks
the record for any month on record. That record was 14.66 inches,
set in June 1989. The official monthly will be updated at
the end of the month.
Precipitation records for Oklahoma City date back to 1890.