032  
WGUS44 KTSA 231920  
FLWTSA  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK  
120 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN OKLAHOMA...  
 
ILLINOIS RIVER NEAR WATTS AFFECTING ADAIR AND DELAWARE COUNTIES.  
 
ILLINOIS RIVER AT CHEWEY AFFECTING ADAIR...CHEROKEE AND DELAWARE  
COUNTIES.  
 
ILLINOIS RIVER NEAR TAHLEQUAH AFFECTING CHEROKEE COUNTY.  
 
OKC001-041-240319-  
/O.NEW.KTSA.FL.W.0007.180224T1817Z-180225T1952Z/  
/WTTO2.1.ER.180224T1817Z.180225T0000Z.180225T1352Z.NO/  
120 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE ILLINOIS RIVER NEAR WATTS  
* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON, OR UNTIL THE WARNING  
IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 12:00 PM FRIDAY, THE STAGE WAS 6.42 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  
15.0 FEET BY SATURDAY EVENING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY MORNING.  
* 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  
 

 
 
OKC001-021-041-240319-  
/O.NEW.KTSA.FL.W.0008.180225T0351Z-180226T0316Z/  
/CWYO2.1.ER.180225T0351Z.180225T1200Z.180225T2116Z.NO/  
120 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE ILLINOIS RIVER AT CHEWEY  
* FROM SATURDAY EVENING TO SUNDAY EVENING, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 12:15 PM FRIDAY, THE STAGE WAS 6.69 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE ILLINOIS RIVER AT CHEWEY IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE LATE SATURDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 13.1  
FEET BY SUNDAY MORNING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD  
STAGE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET, MINOR FLOODING OCCURS FROM NEAR FIDLER'S BEND  
TO NEAR HANGING ROCK. WATER BEGINS TO AFFECT ACCESS TO WINSET  
HOLLOW. ROAD ACCESS NEAR THE RIVER TO RESIDENTIAL HOMES SOUTHEAST  
OF CHEWEY BRIDGE MAY BE COMPROMISED. WATER IMPACTS 630 ROAD EAST OF  
THE CHEROKEE/ADAIR COUNTY LINE. EXTREME TURBULENCE MAKES THE RIVER  
UNSAFE FOR FLOATING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3619 9472 3611 9471 3606 9481 3612 9487  
 

 
 
OKC021-240319-  
/O.NEW.KTSA.FL.W.0009.180225T0237Z-180227T0130Z/  
/TALO2.1.ER.180225T0237Z.180225T1800Z.180226T1930Z.NO/  
120 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE ILLINOIS RIVER NEAR TAHLEQUAH  
* FROM SATURDAY EVENING TO MONDAY EVENING, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 12:30 PM FRIDAY, THE STAGE WAS 8.35 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE ILLINOIS RIVER NEAR TAHLEQUAH IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN  
RISING AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY  
EVENING. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 13.5 FEET BY EARLY  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOODING OCCURS FROM HANGING ROCK  
DOWNSTREAM TOWARDS TAHLEQUAH. ACCESS ROADS EAST OF THE COMBS BRIDGE  
NEAR EAGLES BLUFF WILL BE IMPASSABLE. 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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