Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Washington (OKC147) Oklahoma Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Advisory Flood Advisory - Washington (Oklahoma)


Updated:Fri, 24-May-2019 10:32pm CDT
Effective:Fri, 24-May-2019 9:35pm CDT
Expires:Sun, 26-May-2019 8:20am CDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Washington
 
Instructions: Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Message summary: The national weather service in tulsa has issued a
* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Western rogers county in northeastern oklahoma...
Southeastern osage county in northeastern oklahoma...
Creek county in northeastern oklahoma...
Washington county in northeastern oklahoma...
Nowata county in northeastern oklahoma...
Southeastern pawnee county in northeastern oklahoma...
Tulsa county in northeastern oklahoma...
* until 230 am cdt.
* at 1029 pm cdt, doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Estimates of a half inch to around 1 inch of rain have already fallen.
* some locations that may experience flooding include...
Tulsa... Broken arrow...
Bartlesville... Sand springs...
Claremore... Nowata...
Owasso... Bixby...
Sapulpa... Jenks...
Glenpool... Skiatook...
Catoosa... Collinsville...
Verdigris... Dewey...
Mannford... Drumright...
Kiefer... Barnsdall...
Additional rainfall of around 1 inch is possible over the area over the next few hours. This additional rain will result in minor flooding as grounds remain nearly saturated from recent rains. This includes interstate 44 between mile markers 193 and 243.
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Flood Warning Flood Warning - Washington (Oklahoma)


Updated:Fri, 24-May-2019 9:18pm CDT
Effective:Fri, 24-May-2019 9:18pm CDT
Expires:Sat, 25-May-2019 5:18am CDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Washington
 
Message summary: Caney river near collinsville affecting rogers and tulsa counties. Caney river at bartlesville affecting washington county. Caney river near ramona affecting washington county. The flood warning continues for the caney river at bartlesville
* until further notice.
* at 8:00 pm friday, the stage was 11.02 feet.
* flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* moderate flooding is forecast.
* forecast...the caney river at bartlesville is expected to rise above flood stage tonight and continue to rise to near 17.2 feet by early saturday afternoon.
* impact...at 17.0 feet, serious flooding occurs in johnston park and residential areas in bartlesville. Tuxedo blvd and hillcrest drive become impassable. Extensive agricultural flooding occurs from bartlesville to ochelata. &&
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Flood Warning Flood Warning - Washington (Oklahoma)


Updated:Fri, 24-May-2019 9:18pm CDT
Effective:Fri, 24-May-2019 9:18pm CDT
Expires:Sat, 25-May-2019 5:18am CDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Washington
 
Message summary: Caney river near collinsville affecting rogers and tulsa counties. Caney river at bartlesville affecting washington county. Caney river near ramona affecting washington county. The flood warning continues for the caney river near ramona
* until further notice.
* at 9:00 pm friday, the stage was 28.23 feet.
* flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* forecast...the caney river near ramona will slowly fall to around 27 feet by sunday afternoon. The river will then rise to near 28.5 feet early tuesday afternoon then begin falling.
* impact...at 28.0 feet, moderate agricultural flooding occurs from ochelata to the northeastern tip of tulsa county. Some rural roads are impassable including the road between ramona and talala. &&
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Flash Flood Watch Flash Flood Watch - Washington (Oklahoma)


Updated:Fri, 24-May-2019 9:12pm CDT
Effective:Fri, 24-May-2019 9:12pm CDT
Expires:Sat, 25-May-2019 7:00am CDT
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Craig; Creek; Nowata; Osage; Pawnee; Rogers; Tulsa; Washington
 
Instructions: A flash flood watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is possible within the watch area.

Message summary: ...flash flood watch remains in effect until 7 am cdt saturday...
The flash flood watch continues for
* a portion of northeast oklahoma...including the following counties...craig...creek...nowata...osage...pawnee...rogers...
Tulsa and washington ok.
* until 7 am cdt saturday
* showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop this evening and remain possible overnight across northeast oklahoma, north of interstate 44. Additional rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches will be likely in some locations. Grounds remain saturated from previous rainfall and any additional precipitation would further aggravate the flooding situation. In addition, an axis of heavier rainfall across south- central kansas into portions of north- central oklahoma, has fallen into the arkansas river basin. Major flooding is already occurring along the arkansas river and any additional rainfall would cause higher inflows into area lakes and rivers.
* remember, most flood related deaths occur in automobiles and flooding is the leading cause of weather related deaths. Heed all road closures, and never drive around barricades.
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