Flood Warning

Last Updated: 01:59 AM. Friday, Apr 21, 2017 CDT

Until 09:00 AM. Sunday, Apr 23, 2017

OKC021-211453- /O.NEW.KTSA.FL.W.0006.170423T0100Z-170424T0200Z/ /TALO2.1.ER.170423T0100Z.170423T0600Z.170423T2000Z.NO/ 153 AM CDT Fri Apr 21 2017 The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a * Flood Warning for The Illinois River near Tahlequah * from Saturday evening to Sunday evening, or until the warning is cancelled. * At 1:00 AM Friday, the stage was 5.62 feet. * Flood stage is 11.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The Illinois River near Tahlequah is expected to rise above flood stage Saturday evening and continue to rise to near 12.0 feet by Sunday before dawn . The river is expected to fall below flood stage Sunday afternoon. * Impact...At 12.0 feet, minor flooding occurs from near Hanging Rock downstream towards Tahlequah. Extreme turbulence makes the river too hazardous for floating. && LAT...LON 3612 9487 3606 9481 3576 9487 3576 9496 3603 9496 $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Ben Walnick