Flood Watch

Last Updated: 03:34 AM. Friday, Apr 21, 2017 CDT

Until 12:00 PM. Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-OKZ054>070-211645- /O.CON.KTSA.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-170422T0500Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata- Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Delaware-Creek-Okfuskee- Okmulgee-Wagoner-Cherokee-Adair-Muskogee- Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville, Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Pawhuska, Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Miami, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore, Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah, Stilwell, and Muskogee 331 AM CDT Fri Apr 21 2017 ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northwest Arkansas and Oklahoma...including the following counties...in northwest Arkansas...Benton... Carroll...Madison and Washington AR. in Oklahoma...Adair... Cherokee...Craig...Creek...Delaware...Mayes...Muskogee... Nowata...Okfuskee...Okmulgee...Osage...Ottawa...Pawnee... Rogers...Tulsa...Wagoner and Washington OK. * Through this evening * Recent rainfall across northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas has led to saturated soils and rises in area streams and rivers. Showers and thunderstorms will bring additional heavy rainfall tonight through Friday night, Most of this rainfall is expected to runoff and will likely cause flash flooding concerns as well as river flooding. * Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected, with local amounts over 6 inches. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist James Aydelott