Pawnee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 4:28 AM CDT on May 23, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Oklahoma... northeast Oklahoma and
southeast Oklahoma... including the following areas... in east
central Oklahoma... Cherokee... Muskogee... Okfuskee and
Sequoyah. In northeast Oklahoma... Adair... Craig... creek...
Delaware... Mayes... Nowata... Okmulgee... Osage... Ottawa...
Pawnee... Rogers... Tulsa... Wagoner and Washington. In southeast
Oklahoma... Choctaw... Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... McIntosh...
   Pittsburg and Pushmataha.

* Through Monday morning

* scattered showers and thunderstorms early today will transition
to widespread showers and thunderstorms by late day.
Heavy rain is expected tonight and Sunday into Sunday evening.

* Rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches will be common this weekend
through Monday morning over eastern Oklahoma... with locally
higher amounts which may approach 10 inches.

Greater than 4 inches of rain is forecast for... Okfuskee... Okmulgee...
creek... Tulsa... Pawnee... Osage... Washington... Nowata and Rogers counties.
At this time the heaviest rain is expected to fall over western
Okfuskee... creek... Pawnee and Osage counties. Given saturated soil
conditions... flash flooding will most likely occur in the aforementioned
counties... however flash flooding can not be ruled out anywhere in
eastern Oklahoma this weekend.

* Flooding may become particularly dangerous tonight and Sunday.

* Anyone who has outdoor activities or travel planned this Holiday
weekend should closely monitor conditions for impact to recreational
areas or possible Road closures.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is
possible within the watch area.

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.

If you live near... or travel across a stream... creek or river
often subject to flooding... now is the time to prepare for
dangerous flooding.





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