046  
WGUS64 KOUN 232130  
FFAOUN  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK  
330 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WATCH THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
.SEVERAL DAYS OF STEADY PRECIPITATION OCCURED EARLIER THIS WEEK,  
AND THE FIRST ROUND OF PRECIPITATION HAS BROUGHT AROUND A HALF  
INCH TO AN INCH OF ADDITIONAL RAINFALL THROUGH EARLY THIS  
AFTERNOON. DRIZZLE AND SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDER WILL  
REMAIN POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THE  
SECOND ROUND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL DEVELOP THROUGH  
DAWN, SATURDAY, WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.  
RAINFALL CHANCES WILL TAPER OFF THROUGH THE AFTERNOON, TO THE  
EAST.  
 
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/O.CON.KOUN.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-180225T0000Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
HUGHES-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-  
MARSHALL-BRYAN-CLAY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HOLDENVILLE, WETUMKA, SULPHUR, DAVIS,  
ADA, COALGATE, WAURIKA, RINGLING, RYAN, ARDMORE, TISHOMINGO,  
ATOKA, MARIETTA, THACKERVILLE, MADILL, KINGSTON, DURANT,  
AND HENRIETTA  
330 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
THE FLOOD WATCH FOR FLASH FLOODING...FLOODING OF CREEKS AND  
RIVERS...AND FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS CONTINUES FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF OKLAHOMA AND NORTHERN TEXAS, INCLUDING THE  
FOLLOWING AREAS, IN OKLAHOMA, ATOKA, BRYAN, CARTER, COAL,  
HUGHES, JEFFERSON, JOHNSTON, LOVE, MARSHALL, MURRAY, AND  
PONTOTOC. IN NORTHERN TEXAS, CLAY.  
 
* THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON  
 
* PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ARE LIKELY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TOTALS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES, WITH LOCALLY  
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.  
 
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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