Carter Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 12:25 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

The National Weather Service in Norman has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
southeastern McClain County in central Oklahoma...
west central Johnston County in southeastern Oklahoma...
Love County in southern Oklahoma...
northeastern Jefferson County in southern Oklahoma...
Murray County in southern Oklahoma...
west central Pontotoc County in east central Oklahoma...
Carter County in southern Oklahoma...
Garvin County in southern Oklahoma...
northwestern Marshall County in southeastern Oklahoma...
southeastern Grady County in central Oklahoma...
eastern Stephens County in southern Oklahoma...

* until 600 PM CDT

* at 1224 PM CDT... flooding was occurring from heavy rainfall last
night. Doppler radar indicated additional showers and
thunderstorms are developing across southern Oklahoma... which
will further exacerbate the flooding this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Ardmore... Pauls Valley... Sulphur... Lone Grove... Healdton... Davis...
Wynnewood... Wilson... Stratford... Marietta... Dickson... Ringling...
Elmore City... Velma... Springer... Thackerville... Dougherty...
Cornish... Tatums... Loco... Ratliff City... Gene Autry... Leon...
Lebanon... Lake Murray... Rubottom... Burneyville... Antioch...
Overbrook and Foster.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been
reported. Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not
expected. However... all interested parties should take necessary
precautions immediately.

Do not underestimate the power of flood waters. Only a few inches of
rapidly flowing water can quickly carry away your vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3376 9719 3385 9717 3392 9721 3386 9726
      3382 9743 3391 9747 3390 9759 3397 9761
      3398 9770 3396 9771 3397 9771 3470 9780
      3486 9691 3395 9691 3396 9692 3395 9700
      3384 9703 3385 9709 3382 9705 3372 9714


Mahale


1035 am CDT sun may 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Washita river near Dickson.

* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:30 am Sunday the stage was 31.6 feet.

* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.

* Forecast... the Washita river will continue rising and crest near
37.9 feet Monday evening then begin falling.

* Impact... at 38.0 feet... flood depths up to 13 feet extend damages
along the Washita River Valley... from near Davis in Murray
County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of
Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads may be flooded or
isolated. Over 8 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered.
Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the
river.



Lat... Lon 3451 9720 3451 9710 3427 9694 3426 9670
      3418 9670 3418 9700




Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 10:22 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Oklahoma and northern Texas... including the
following areas... in Oklahoma... Atoka... Bryan... Carter...
Coal... Garvin... Hughes... Jefferson... Johnston... Lincoln...
Love... Marshall... Murray... Pontotoc... Pottawatomie and
Seminole. In northern Texas... Clay.

* Through Monday morning

* an additional 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible through
Monday morning. This rainfall in addition to the heavy rainfall
of recent days will create the potential of additional flash
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Monitor weather forecasts and information. Avoid travel in
flooded areas... and make plans to get to higher ground if
flooding develops or worsens in your area.





Record Report
Statement as of 8:40 am CST on May 24, 2015

... New record monthly rainfall set at Oklahoma City...

The official measured rainfall on Saturday at Will Rogers World
Airport in Oklahoma City was 3.73 inches. This brings the monthly
total for may to 18.19 inches. This breaks the may record of
14.52 inches, set in 2013. The 18.19 inches total also breaks
the record for any month on record. That record was 14.66 inches,
set in June 1989. The official monthly will be updated at
the end of the month.


Precipitation records for Oklahoma City date back to 1890.