Cleveland Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Warning
Statement as of 3:40 AM CDT on May 07, 2015

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 900 am CDT
Thursday for northwestern McClain... southeastern Caddo... southern
Oklahoma... southeastern Canadian... northern Grady and Cleveland
counties...

At 336 am CDT... emergency management reported flash flooding in and
around the Oklahoma City Metro overnight. Over 7 inches of rain fell
Wednesday night... and additional rainfall this morning could
exacerbate the flash flood situation.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oklahoma City... Norman... Midwest City... Moore... del City...
Chickasha... Stella... Mustang... Choctaw... Anadarko... Newcastle...
Noble... Harrah... Tuttle... Spencer... Blanchard... Nicoma Park...
Minco... Union City... Goldsby... Verden... Amber... Cole... Pocasset...
Lake Thunderbird... Cogar... Tinker Air Force Base... Lake Chickasha...
Newalla and Stanley Draper Lake.

This includes the following streams and drainages... East Fork
Delaware creek... East Creek... Pecan Creek... Dave Blue Creek... Little
River... Silver Creek... Tony Hollow creek... North Fork Little River...
Pond Creek... Otter Creek... Bitter Creek... hog creek... Sugar Creek...
Dripping Springs creek... west Elm Creek... Snake Creek... south Deer
Creek... West Fork Salt Creek... Rock Creek... Tonkawa creek... West Fork
Wildhorse creek... Smith Creek... north Canadian river... Cow Creek...
Twin Creek... Lightning Creek... Soldier Creek... Choctaw creek...
Mustang creek and Washita river.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3501 9775 3497 9841 3538 9811 3560 9714
      3519 9714


Kurtz


204 am CDT Thu may 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Canadian river at Purcell.

* From this morning to Friday morning... or until the warning is
cancelled.

* At 1:30 am Thursday the stage was 9.1 feet.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

* Forecast... the Canadian river will rise above flood stage mid
Thursday morning and crest near 13.0 feet early Thursday
afternoon.The Canadian river will fall below flood stage early
Friday morning.

* Impact... at 12 feet... shallow flooding of low-lying areas occurs
near the river on the Cleveland-McClain County border from near
Norman... and Noble to the vicinity south of of Purcell and
Lexington.



Lat... Lon 3505 9749 3516 9734 3501 9720 3502 9693
      3488 9693 3488 9727




Record Report
Statement as of 11:30 PM CST on May 6, 2015

... New record daily rainfall set at Oklahoma City...

The official measured rainfall today at Will Rogers World Airport in
Oklahoma City is 7.10 inches. This exceeds the previous record of
2.61 inches... which was set on this date in 1930.

Precipitation records for Oklahoma City date back to 1890.


Local Storm Report


05/06/2015 0600 PM

4 miles NW of Norman, Cleveland County.

Tornado, reported by trained spotter.


            Tornado with damage in northwest Norman... near northwest
            36th Avenue and Tecumseh Road and nearby areas.




05/06/2015 0600 PM

3 miles WNW of Norman, Cleveland County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Damage to a hotel at Interstate 35 and Robinson street.





05/06/2015 0900 PM

2 miles S of Norman, Cleveland County.

Hail e2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.





05/06/2015 0906 PM

1 miles se of Norman, Cleveland County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.





05/06/2015 0915 PM

2 miles E of Norman, Cleveland County.

Hail e1.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.





05/06/2015 0925 PM

6 miles ENE of Norman, Cleveland County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/06/2015 0915 PM

2 miles E of Norman, Cleveland County.

Hail e1.50 inch, reported by public.


            Measured at 24th and Alameda





05/06/2015 0900 PM

2 miles SSE of Norman, Cleveland County.

Hail m2.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/06/2015 0656 PM

1 miles S of Moore, Cleveland County.

Flash flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            19th street is impassable due to very high water under
            the Railroad overpass.





05/06/2015 0610 PM

2 miles NW of Norman, Cleveland County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m58 mph, reported by mesonet.






05/06/2015 0551 PM

5 miles WNW of Norman, Cleveland County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e70.00 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            Rotating wall cloud reported as well.





05/06/2015 0546 PM

4 miles WNW of Norman, Cleveland County.

Tornado, reported by storm chaser.


            Brief touchdown at the intersection of 48th and Robinson.






05/06/2015 1237 am

N Norman, Cleveland County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by NWS employee.


            Tree limbs down at Rockcreek Rd and N Porter Ave.





05/06/2015 1237 am

2 miles N of Norman, Cleveland County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e60 mph, reported by public.




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