Tulsa Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 8:31 AM CDT Aug. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southeastern Tulsa County in northeastern Oklahoma...

* until 1130 am CDT.

* At 829 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Mesonet measurements at Bixby
suggested rainfall rates greater than 2 inches per hour. Some
reports of Road closures due to high water have been received as
well. Flash flooding is expected to begin or has already
begun.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Tulsa... Broken Arrow...
Bixby... Jenks...
Glenpool... Catoosa...
Jenks Riverside Airport... Leonard...

The heavier rains should come to an end soon, but it will take a few
hours for the high waters to recede.

This includes Interstate 44 between mile markers 220 and 232.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


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