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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:09 AM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Benton County in northwestern Arkansas...
northwestern Madison County in northwestern Arkansas...
northern Carroll County in northwestern Arkansas...
Washington County in northwestern Arkansas...
Delaware County in northeastern Oklahoma...
eastern Ottawa County in northeastern Oklahoma...
western Sequoyah County in east central Oklahoma...
Mayes County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Adair County in northeastern Oklahoma...
Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma...

* until 900 PM CST Saturday

* at 905 am CST, Doppler radar estimates that between 2 and 3 inches
of widespread rain fell across this region last night, with some
locally heavier amounts. Numerous roads remain closed due to high
water. Another round of brief heavy rain and thunderstorms will
move into this region later Saturday morning. Flooding will likely
linger thru the day today and possibly into the day on Sunday
before the waters begin to recede.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Fayetteville... Springdale...
Rogers... Bentonville...
Tahlequah... Siloam Springs...
Sallisaw... Berryville...
Stilwell... Jay...
Eureka Springs... Bella Vista...
Lowell... Grove...
Farmington... Pea Ridge...
Prairie Grove... Gentry...
Elkins... Tontitown...

This includes the following highways,
Interstate 40 in Oklahoma between mile markers 289 and 307.
Interstate 44 between mile markers 320 and 323.
Interstate 49 between mile markers 45 and 84, and between mile
markers 86 and 93.

This areal Flood Warning replaces the current Flash Flood Warning
that is set to expire at 930 am. Portions of this areal Flood
Warning may need to be upgraded to a Flash Flood Warning again if
the conditions warrant.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3589 9401 3575 9431 3576 9449 3567 9448
      3535 9491 3540 9490 3546 9509 3581 9513
      3582 9527 3586 9523 3597 9528 3607 9521
      3607 9544 3612 9544 3651 9509 3651 9500
      3660 9500 3700 9463 3650 9462 3650 9330


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