Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued April 21 at 11:53AM CDT expiring April 21 at 2:45PM CDT by NWS Tulsa OK

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Tulsa OK
Issued: 2017-04-21T11:54:06-05:00
Expires: 2017-04-21T14:45:00-05:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 2:45 PM CDT. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southwestern Rogers County in northeastern Oklahoma…
Northeastern Creek County in northeastern Oklahoma…
Northwestern Wagoner County in northeastern Oklahoma…
Southern Tulsa County in northeastern Oklahoma…

* Until 245 PM CDT

* At 1148 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. 1-2 inches of rain has fallen
across the warning area…and excessive runoff will result in
flash flooding over the next few hours.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include…
Tulsa… Broken Arrow…
Sand Springs… Claremore…
Owasso… Bixby…
Sapulpa… Jenks…
Glenpool… Coweta…
Catoosa… Verdigris…
Inola… Kiefer…
Mounds… Oneta…
Gray…

Additional rainfall amounts of up to an inch will be possible..
While rainfall rates are expected to taper off this
afternoon…runoff from current and previous rainfall will result in
ongoing runoff across the warned area.

Additionally…there have been several reports of stalled vehicles
in high water. Do not attempt to cross waters of unknown depth.

This includes Interstate 44 between mile markers 207 and 247.

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

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Rogers; Tulsa; Creek; Wagoner

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2328240-2191143
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings