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Flash flood watch in the coverage area of the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office

by Bryan Painter Published: August 13, 2013

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1032 AM CDT TUE AUG 13 2013

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT…

GRANT-KAY-GARFIELD-NOBLE-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-CLEVELAND-
POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-JOHNSTON-
ATOKA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MEDFORD…PONCA CITY…ENID…PERRY…
WEATHERFORD…CLINTON…WATONGA…KINGFISHER…GUTHRIE…
STILLWATER…CORDELL…ANADARKO…YUKON…EL RENO…MUSTANG…
OKLAHOMA CITY…CHANDLER…CHICKASHA…PURCELL…NORMAN…MOORE…
SHAWNEE…SEMINOLE…HOLDENVILLE…PAULS VALLEY…SULPHUR…ADA…
COALGATE…TISHOMINGO…ATOKA
1032 AM CDT TUE AUG 13 2013

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA…EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA…
  NORTHERN OKLAHOMA…NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA…SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA…
  SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA…SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA…
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA…
  CANADIAN…CLEVELAND…GRADY…KINGFISHER…LINCOLN…LOGAN…
  MCCLAIN…OKLAHOMA…PAYNE AND POTTAWATOMIE. IN EAST CENTRAL
  OKLAHOMA…HUGHES…PONTOTOC AND SEMINOLE. IN NORTHERN
  OKLAHOMA…GARFIELD…GRANT…KAY AND NOBLE. IN NORTHWEST
  OKLAHOMA…BLAINE. IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA…ATOKA…COAL AND
  JOHNSTON. IN SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA…GARVIN AND MURRAY. IN
  SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA…CADDO. IN WESTERN OKLAHOMA…CUSTER AND
  WASHITA.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ISOLATED
  HIGHER AMOUNTS. THIS MAY RESULT IN AREAS OF FLOODING AND FLASH
  FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MONITOR WEATHER FORECASTS AND INFORMATION. MAKE PLANS TO GET TO
HIGHER GROUND IF FLOODING HAPPENS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE ACROSS
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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