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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:40 PM CDT Sep. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 1 PM Friday afternoon
through 7 am Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
counties... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford...
Franklin... Madison... Sebastian and Washington AR. In
Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Choctaw... creek... Delaware...
Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh... Muskogee...
Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Pittsburg... Pushmataha... Rogers...
Sequoyah... Tulsa and Wagoner.

* From Friday afternoon through Sunday morning

* rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible over much of
eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas through Saturday night,
with locally higher amounts. Showers and thunderstorms will
increase Friday across eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas and
affect portions of the area through Sunday. Tropical moisture
is being drawn into the system from the south. The rich moisture
will interact with a surface cold front which will stall over
eastern Oklahoma Friday night.

* These rainfall amounts could lead to flash flooding,
especially near low-lying areas and smaller creeks and
streams. Minor to moderate river flooding is also possible
over those basins which receive the highest amounts.

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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:40 PM CDT Sep. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 1 PM Friday afternoon
through 7 am Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma... including the following
counties... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Crawford...
Franklin... Madison... Sebastian and Washington AR. In
Oklahoma... Adair... Cherokee... Choctaw... creek... Delaware...
Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes... McIntosh... Muskogee...
Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Pittsburg... Pushmataha... Rogers...
Sequoyah... Tulsa and Wagoner.

* From Friday afternoon through Sunday morning

* rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible over much of
eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas through Saturday night,
with locally higher amounts. Showers and thunderstorms will
increase Friday across eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas and
affect portions of the area through Sunday. Tropical moisture
is being drawn into the system from the south. The rich moisture
will interact with a surface cold front which will stall over
eastern Oklahoma Friday night.

* These rainfall amounts could lead to flash flooding,
especially near low-lying areas and smaller creeks and
streams. Minor to moderate river flooding is also possible
over those basins which receive the highest amounts.

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.