Flood Warning

Last Updated: 01:59 AM. Saturday, May 20, 2017 CDT

Until 04:45 AM. Sunday, May 21, 2017

OKC001-041-200946- /O.NEW.KTSA.FL.W.0066.170520T1700Z-170521T0945Z/ /WTTO2.1.ER.170520T1700Z.170521T0000Z.170521T0345Z.NO/ 846 PM CDT Fri May 19 2017 The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a * Flood Warning for The Illinois River near Watts * from Saturday afternoon to late Saturday night, or until the warning is cancelled. * At 7:00 PM Friday, the stage was 4.69 feet. * Flood stage is 13.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The Illinois River near Watts is expected to rise above flood stage early Saturday afternoon and continue to rise to near 14.0 feet by Saturday evening. The river is expected to fall below flood stage late Saturday evening. * Impact...At 15.0 feet, minor flooding occurs from the Arkansas border to near Fidler's Bend. Permanent campgrounds are affected. Extreme turbulence makes the river unsafe for floating. && LAT...LON 3619 9474 3615 9453 3607 9453 3611 9472 $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist James Aydelott