Flash Flood Watch

Last Updated: 03:39 AM. Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 CDT

Until 09:00 AM. Sunday, Aug 13, 2017

ARZ019-020-029-OKZ072-074>076-131400- /O.EXB.KTSA.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-170813T1400Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-Sequoyah-Haskell-Latimer-Le Flore- Including the cities of Van Buren, Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Sallisaw, Stigler, Wilburton, and Poteau 335 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING... The National Weather Service in Tulsa has expanded the * Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Arkansas and Oklahoma...including the following counties...in Arkansas... Crawford...Franklin and Sebastian. in Oklahoma...Haskell... Latimer...Le Flore and Sequoyah. * Until 9 AM CDT this morning * A band of heavy rain producing thunderstorms will persist across east central Oklahoma into west central Arkansas this morning. 1 to 3 inches of rain are expected, with locally higher amounts possible. If this heavy rain moves into more populated areas such as Fort Smith, flash flooding could occur. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A flash flood watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is possible within the watch area. If you are in the watch area, keep informed, and be ready for quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is issued. Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the road to unknown depths. Take a different route to reach your destination or wait until the water recedes. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Megan McClellan