Flood Warning

Last Updated: 03:04 AM. Saturday, May 20, 2017 CDT

Until 03:08 AM. Monday, May 22, 2017

OKC021-200946- /O.NEW.KTSA.FL.W.0067.170521T0425Z-170522T0808Z/ /TALO2.1.ER.170521T0425Z.170521T1200Z.170522T0208Z.NO/ 846 PM CDT Fri May 19 2017 The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a * Flood Warning for The Illinois River near Tahlequah * from Saturday evening to late Sunday night, or until the warning is cancelled. * At 8:00 PM Friday, the stage was 5.74 feet. * Flood stage is 11.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The Illinois River near Tahlequah is expected to rise above flood stage late Saturday evening and continue to rise to near 12.5 feet by Sunday morning. The river is expected to fall below flood stage late Sunday evening. * Impact...At 13.0 feet, minor flooding occurs from near Hanging Rock downstream towards Tahlequah. Access roads east of the Combs Bridge near Eagles Bluff may be threatened. 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 James Aydelott