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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 12:49 AM CDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Crawford County in northwestern Arkansas...
southwestern Washington County in northwestern Arkansas...
northern Haskell County in southeastern Oklahoma...
east central McIntosh County in southeastern Oklahoma...
Sequoyah County in east central Oklahoma...
southern Adair County in northeastern Oklahoma...
northeastern Le Flore County in southeastern Oklahoma...
southeastern Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma...
southeastern Muskogee County in east central Oklahoma...

* until 130 am CDT

* at 1249 am CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 5 miles southeast of Tahlequah to 3 miles northwest
of Vian to 4 miles north of Enterprise, moving east at 70 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations in or near the path include...
Fort Smith... Van Buren...
Tahlequah... Sallisaw...
Stilwell... Stigler...
Cedarville... Mountainburg...
Natural Dam... Muldrow...
Roland... Spiro...
Warner... Vian...
Gore... Porum...
Webbers Falls... Keota...
Winslow... Gans...

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Arkansas between mile markers 0 and 8.
Interstate 40 in Oklahoma between mile markers 271 and 328.
Interstate 540 mile marker 1 and near mile marker 4.
Interstate 49 between mile markers 22 and 48.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 3554 9417 3542 9435 3545 9441 3537 9443
      3522 9466 3528 9545 3530 9545 3530 9551
      3560 9530 3588 9505 3587 9405
time... Mot... loc 0549z 263deg 62kt 3586 9490 3553 9503 3529 9537

Hail... 0.88in
wind... 60mph


Lacy


1239 am CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Benton County in northwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Madison County in northwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Carroll County in northwestern Arkansas...
Washington County in northwestern Arkansas...
southeastern Delaware County in northeastern Oklahoma...
northern Adair County in northeastern Oklahoma...
east central Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma...

* until 130 am CDT

* at 1238 am CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 3 miles north of Maysville to 3 miles northwest of
West Siloam Springs to 4 miles northeast of Tahlequah, moving east
at 60 mph.

Hazard... 70 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to
           Mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations in or near the path include...
Fayetteville... Springdale...
Rogers... Bentonville...
Tahlequah... Siloam Springs...
Eureka Springs... Bella Vista...
Lowell... Farmington...
Pea Ridge... Prairie Grove...
Gentry... Elkins...
Tontitown... Bethel Heights...
Gravette... West Fork...
Lincoln... Cave Springs...

This includes Interstate 49 between mile markers 49 and 84, and
between mile markers 86 and 93.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 3635 9367 3587 9405 3588 9505 3618 9473
      3651 9466 3650 9363
time... Mot... loc 0538z 259deg 54kt 3645 9460 3620 9466 3596 9492

Hail... <.75in
wind... 70mph


Lacy


1230 am CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 115 am CDT
for northeastern McIntosh... northwestern Sequoyah... southwestern
Cherokee and northeastern Muskogee counties...

At 1229 am CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Oktaha, moving
northeast at 35 mph.

Hazard... tennis Ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated. Golfball to baseball size hail was
         reported near Rentiesville at 1228 am.

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
         damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind
         damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations in or near the path include...
Muskogee... Fort Gibson...
Warner... Webbers Falls...
Oktaha... Braggs...
Rentiesville... Greenleaf State Park...
Pumpkin Center... Lake tenkiller State Park...
Keefeton... Wainwright...
Summit...

This includes Interstate 40 in Oklahoma between mile markers 267 and
272.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 3593 9512 3561 9492 3543 9546 3561 9559
      3581 9532 3581 9527 3585 9523 3587 9523
time... Mot... loc 0529z 245deg 32kt 3556 9548

Hail... 2.50in
wind... 60mph


Lacy


Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 12:57 AM CDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 159 remains valid until 2 am CDT early
this morning for the following areas

In Oklahoma this watch includes 5 counties

In east central Oklahoma

Cherokee Muskogee

In northeast Oklahoma

Delaware Ottawa

In southeast Oklahoma

McIntosh

This includes the cities of Eufaula, Grove, Jay, Miami, Muskogee,
and Tahlequah.



Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 10:35 PM CDT Apr. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Wednesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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... Craig...
creek... Delaware... Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes...
McIntosh... Muskogee... Nowata... Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Ottawa...
Pittsburg... Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa... Wagoner and Washington
OK.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* multiple clusters of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will
spread across a large portion of eastern Oklahoma overnight,
moving into southeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas by
Wednesday morning. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
are likely with locally 5 inches possible. This will likely lead
to localized flash flooding with the potential for river
flooding in some areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Remember, most flood related deaths occur in automobiles and
flooding is the leading cause of weather related deaths.




827 PM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* flood advisory for
the Illinois River near Tahlequah.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday, the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Action stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 10.9 feet by Friday morning,
which is below flood stage.
* Impact... at 11.0 feet, minor flooding occurs from near Hanging Rock
downstream towards Tahlequah. Floating the river is too hazardous
due to strong turbulence.


Lat... Lon 3612 9487 3606 9481 3576 9487 3576 9496 3603 9496




827 PM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* flood advisory for
the Illinois River at Chewey.
* At 7:15 PM Tuesday, the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Action stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 9.5 feet by Thursday
evening, which is below flood stage.
* Impact... at 9.0 feet, no flooding occurs but all recreational
floating along the Illinois River ceases due to strong turbulence.


Lat... Lon 3619 9472 3611 9471 3606 9481 3612 9487




Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 10:35 PM CDT Apr. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Wednesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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... Craig...
creek... Delaware... Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... Mayes...
McIntosh... Muskogee... Nowata... Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Ottawa...
Pittsburg... Rogers... Sequoyah... Tulsa... Wagoner and Washington
OK.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* multiple clusters of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will
spread across a large portion of eastern Oklahoma overnight,
moving into southeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas by
Wednesday morning. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
are likely with locally 5 inches possible. This will likely lead
to localized flash flooding with the potential for river
flooding in some areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Remember, most flood related deaths occur in automobiles and
flooding is the leading cause of weather related deaths.




827 PM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* flood advisory for
the Illinois River near Tahlequah.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday, the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Action stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 10.9 feet by Friday morning,
which is below flood stage.
* Impact... at 11.0 feet, minor flooding occurs from near Hanging Rock
downstream towards Tahlequah. Floating the river is too hazardous
due to strong turbulence.


Lat... Lon 3612 9487 3606 9481 3576 9487 3576 9496 3603 9496




827 PM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* flood advisory for
the Illinois River at Chewey.
* At 7:15 PM Tuesday, the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Action stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 9.5 feet by Thursday
evening, which is below flood stage.
* Impact... at 9.0 feet, no flooding occurs but all recreational
floating along the Illinois River ceases due to strong turbulence.


Lat... Lon 3619 9472 3611 9471 3606 9481 3612 9487