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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:55 PM CDT on May 25, 2015

Expires 12:40 PM EDT on May 29, 2015


The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
east central McCurtain County in southeastern Oklahoma...

* until 545 am CDT Tuesday

* at 952 PM CDT... gauge reports indicated that the heavier rainfall
has moved east of the region. However... heavy rain fell across the
warned area earlier Monday evening. Flooding will continue on the
Mountain Fork from below Broken Bow Lake to its confluence with
the Little River near Eagletown. Water continues to spill over the
spillway at Broken Bow Lake.

* Flash flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of east central
McCurtain County.

Flood waters are moving down the Mountain Fork from Broken Bow Lake
to the confluence to the Little River.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and can become unstable and
unsafe.


Lat... Lon 3415 9466 3394 9452 3394 9461 3415 9473


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924 PM CDT Mon may 25 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little River at Horatio, Arkansas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 900 PM Monday the stage was 26.8 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 27 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by 10 PM this Tuesday evening and
continue to rise to near 31.4 feet by Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact... at 30 feet... ranchers should evacuate cattle and farm
machinery to higher ground and have preparations completed for a
major flood. Expect considerable lowland flooding of several
hundred acres of grazing and farming land. Expect major backwater
flooding of small tributaries at their confluence with the Little
River such as the cossatot and the Rolling Fork.


Lat... Lon 3397 9458 3391 9434 3376 9404 3381 9431 3395 9459




924 PM CDT Mon may 25 2015

... The Flood Warning extended until Friday morning... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Little River near Idabel, Oklahoma.
* From late tonight to Friday morning... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 830 PM Monday the stage was 29.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this Tuesday evening
and continue to rise to near 33.5 feet by Wednesday morning.
The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.
* Impact... at 34.0 feet... farmers and ranchers should have
preparations completed for a major flood with all cattle and farm
machinery evacuated. Thousands of acres of lowland in the Little
River flood plain will be flooded and several secondary roads and
bridges will be cut off.


Lat... Lon 3403 9494 3395 9477 3397 9458 3394 9458 3393 9489




859 PM CDT Mon may 25 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River near DeKalb, Texas near Pecan Point.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 800 PM Monday the stage was 31.7 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 34.1 feet by
early Thursday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 33.0 feet... the approaches to the U.S. Highway 259
bridge inundate. Tens of thousands of acres will flood severely.
Complete evacuation of livestock is encouraged. The U.S. Highway
259 bridge will very likely be closed. In addition, Texas Highway
37, that runs from Clarksville, Texas to Wright, Oklahoma, and
Texas Highway 8, that runs from New Boston, Texas to critton ridge,
Arkansas, will likely be closed.
* This crest will compare to that of may 6 of 1990 when the river
crested at 34.42 feet.


Lat... Lon 3397 9516 3367 9448 3359 9448 3367 9475 3391 9516




Local Storm Report



05/25/2015 0508 PM

Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Area wide flooding on Broken Bow Road





05/25/2015 0508 PM

Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Area wide flooding on Broken Bow Road





05/25/2015 0508 PM

Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Area wide flooding on Broken Bow Road





05/25/2015 0508 PM

Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Area wide flooding on Broken Bow Road





05/24/2015 1230 PM

4 miles ESE of Battiest, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by co-op observer.


            Flooding on Battiest Pickens Road resulted in water
            Rescue when someone drove across flooded Road. Coon
            Creek between Bethel and Battiest. Car washed away.
            Driver and child rescued by locals.





05/25/2015 0920 am

7 miles se of Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Water Rescue... Mountain Fork river southeast of Broken
            Bow... 13 people including 3 children trapped in 2 story
            rental cabin surrounded by floodwaters. Rescue ongoing.
            May require helicopter due to swift moving water.
            National guard called in to airlift since other attempts
            failed.





05/25/2015 0920 am

7 miles se of Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Water Rescue... Mountain Fork river southeast of Broken
            Bow... 13 people including 3 children trapped in 2 story
            rental cabin surrounded by floodwaters. Rescue ongoing.
            May require helicopter due to swift moving water.





05/25/2015 0920 am

7 miles se of Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Water Rescue... Mountain Fork river southeast of Broken
            Bow... 13 people including 3 children trapped in 2 story
            rental cabin surrounded by floodwaters. Rescue ongoing.
            May require helicopter due to swift moving water.
            National guard called in to airlift since other attempts
            failed.





05/25/2015 0920 am

7 miles se of Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Water Rescue... Mountain Fork river southeast of Broken
            Bow... 13 people including 3 children trapped in 2 story
            rental cabin surrounded by floodwaters. Rescue ongoing.
            May require helicopter due to swift moving water.
            National guard called in to airlift since other attempts
            failed.





05/25/2015 0920 am

7 miles se of Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Water Rescue... Mountain Fork river southeast of Broken
            Bow... 13 people including 3 children trapped in 2 story
            rental cabin surrounded by floodwaters. Rescue ongoing.
            May require helicopter due to swift moving water.





05/25/2015 0920 am

7 miles se of Broken Bow, McCurtain County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Water Rescue... Mountain Fork river southeast of Broken
            Bow... 13 people including 3 children trapped in 2 story
            rental cabin surrounded by floodwaters. Rescue ongoing.
            May require helicopter due to swift moving water.



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