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10:55 AM CDT on May 22, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 9:47 AM CDT on May 22, 2015

... Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...

the Flood Warning continues for
the Red River near Burkburnett.

* Until Monday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 8:30 am Friday the stage was 9.8 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.

* Forecast... the Red River will continue rising and crest near 10.7
feet early Saturday morning. The Red River will fall below flood
stage early Monday morning.

* Impact... at 11 feet... crop and range lands... oil fields... and
rural roads are affected. Some low-lying areas near the river are
isolated by high water in side channels. Bottomlands near Davidson
Oklahoma begin to flood several hours before the crest approaches
the Burkburnett area. The flood crest reaches the area along the
river near Taylor Oklahoma several hours later. Cattle and other
property should be relocated to places which are 2 feet higher than
nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.



Lat... Lon 3414 9895 3430 9895 3418 9854 3419 9805
      3406 9815 3402 9859




954 am CDT Fri may 22 2015

... Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...

the Flood Warning continues for
the Beaver Creek near Electra.

* Until Monday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:00 am Friday the stage was 28.6 feet.

* Major flooding is occurring.

* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.

* Forecast... the Beaver Creek has will fall slowly with some
fluctuations possible through early Saturday evening and then fall
below flood stage early Monday morning.

* Impact... at 29 feet... widespread flood levels up to 5 feet in depth
cover farm and range lands... and may inundate some oil and gas
facilities... along and near the creek in southern Wilbarger County
and southwestern Wichita County.



Lat... Lon 3392 9923 3397 9930 3402 9909 3392 9882
      3386 9881 3396 9911





527 am CDT Fri may 22 2015

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Warning for...
southeastern Cotton County in southwestern Oklahoma...
southwestern Jefferson County in southern Oklahoma...
Baylor County in northern Texas...
east central Knox County in northern Texas...
Archer County in northern Texas...
Wichita County in northern Texas...
Clay County in northern Texas...
southern Wilbarger County in northern Texas...
southeastern Foard County in northern Texas...

* until 130 PM CDT Friday

* at 525 am CDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
additional heavy rain which will cause flooding. One quarter to
three quarters of an inch rain has already fallen from Quanah to
Knox City Texas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wichita Falls... Burkburnett... Seymour... Sheppard AFB... Iowa Park...
Henrietta... Electra... Archer City... Holliday... Ryan... Petrolia...
Byers... Scotland... Bellevue... Terral... Windthorst... Dean...
Megargel... Jolly... Sugden... Kamay... Mankins... Red Springs...
Newport... Lake Kemp... Lake Diversion... Lake Kickapoo... Westover...
Bomarton and Grayback.

Additional rainfall amounts up to one inch will occur in the warned
area through 130 PM CDT this afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 precautions
immediately.

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.


Lat... Lon 3394 9949 3419 9802 3388 9781 3386 9783
      3385 9787 3389 9798 3347 9798 3347 9842
      3345 9842 3340 9947


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247 am CDT Fri may 22 2015

... Flood Warning extended until Sunday morning...

the Flood Warning continues for
the Wichita river at Wichita Falls.

* Until Sunday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 1:45 am Friday the stage was 17.9 feet.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.

* Forecast... the Wichita river will rise above flood stage early
Friday morning and crest near 21.3 feet early Saturday morning.The
Wichita river will fall below flood stage early Sunday morning.

* Impact... at 21 feet... in Wichita Falls... extensive flooding occurs
in Harwell and Lucy Parks. Shallow flooding occurs in homes north
of third street and in Tanglewood hollow... and in Scotland Park.
Agricultural areas upstream and downstream from Wichita Falls
experience widespread flood depths up to 3 feet.



Lat... Lon 3387 9860 3393 9861 3395 9849 3400 9844
      3397 9837 3391 9842





Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:47 AM CDT on May 22, 2015

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all of central... southern... and southwestern Oklahoma... and all
of western North Texas.

* Through Monday morning

* up to an inch of rainfall possible through midnight tonight

* Saturday and Sunday 2 to 5 inches of rainfall expected with
locally higher amounts

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



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