Remembering May 20th, 5 years later
Temperatures to climb back up over the next few days
Flash Flood Warning
Areas affected:
Alfalfa, OK; Woods, OK

OKC003-151-240715-
/O.CON.KOUN.FF.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180524T0715Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Woods OK-Alfalfa OK-
1228 AM CDT THU MAY 24 2018

…THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN WOODS AND NORTHWESTERN ALFALFA COUNTIES…

At 1226 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Radar estimates show between 4
and 6 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is likley
occurring.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Alva and Capron.

Another band of heavy rain moving across the area will likely
produce another 1 to 2 inches over the next hour in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT…LON 3680 9862 3683 9877 3700 9877 3700 9840

$$

Special Weather Statement
Areas affected:
Woods, OK; Alfalfa, OK; Major, OK

OKZ005-006-011-240645-
Major OK-Alfalfa OK-Woods OK-
119 AM CDT THU MAY 24 2018

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR northeastern Major…Alfalfa and
eastern Woods Counties Until 145 AM CDT…

AT 117 AM CDT, strong thunderstorms were along a line extending from
near Driftwood to near Cherokee to 4 miles northwest of Cleo Springs,
moving east at 15 MPH.

HAZARDS INCLUDE…
Hail up to one-half inch diameter…
Wind gusts to 40 MPH…
Minor flooding in areas of poor drainage…
Frequent cloud to ground lightning…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Monitor the weather situation closely and be alert for threatening
weather conditions.

&&

LAT…LON 3673 9818 3634 9828 3642 9869 3677 9865
3700 9865 3700 9814
TIME…MOT…LOC 0617Z 265DEG 15KT 3691 9835 3676 9840 3645 9851

$$

Flash Flood Warning
Areas affected:
Alfalfa, OK; Woods, OK

OKC003-151-240715-
/O.CON.KOUN.FF.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180524T0715Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Woods OK-Alfalfa OK-
1228 AM CDT THU MAY 24 2018

…THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN WOODS AND NORTHWESTERN ALFALFA COUNTIES…

At 1226 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Radar estimates show between 4
and 6 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is likley
occurring.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Alva and Capron.

Another band of heavy rain moving across the area will likely
produce another 1 to 2 inches over the next hour in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT…LON 3680 9862 3683 9877 3700 9877 3700 9840

$$

Flood Advisory
Areas affected:
Woods, OK

OKC151-240900-
/O.NEW.KOUN.FA.Y.0045.180524T0556Z-180524T0900Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Woods OK-
1256 AM CDT THU MAY 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
East central Woods County in northwestern Oklahoma…

* Until 400 AM CDT

* At 1255 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Radar estimates of between two and three inches of rain have
already fallen over the past hour. An additional one to two inches
will be possible over the next hour.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Alva, Avard and Hopeton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots. Turn around, don’t drown.
&&

LAT…LON 3679 9856 3656 9863 3661 9894 3683 9878

$$

Special Weather Statement
Areas affected:
Woods, OK; Alfalfa, OK; Major, OK

OKZ005-006-011-240645-
Major OK-Alfalfa OK-Woods OK-
119 AM CDT THU MAY 24 2018

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR northeastern Major…Alfalfa and
eastern Woods Counties Until 145 AM CDT…

AT 117 AM CDT, strong thunderstorms were along a line extending from
near Driftwood to near Cherokee to 4 miles northwest of Cleo Springs,
moving east at 15 MPH.

HAZARDS INCLUDE…
Hail up to one-half inch diameter…
Wind gusts to 40 MPH…
Minor flooding in areas of poor drainage…
Frequent cloud to ground lightning…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Monitor the weather situation closely and be alert for threatening
weather conditions.

&&

LAT…LON 3673 9818 3634 9828 3642 9869 3677 9865
3700 9865 3700 9814
TIME…MOT…LOC 0617Z 265DEG 15KT 3691 9835 3676 9840 3645 9851

$$

Special Weather Statement
Areas affected:
Woods, OK; Alfalfa, OK; Major, OK

OKZ005-006-011-240645-
Major OK-Alfalfa OK-Woods OK-
119 AM CDT THU MAY 24 2018

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR northeastern Major…Alfalfa and
eastern Woods Counties Until 145 AM CDT…

AT 117 AM CDT, strong thunderstorms were along a line extending from
near Driftwood to near Cherokee to 4 miles northwest of Cleo Springs,
moving east at 15 MPH.

HAZARDS INCLUDE…
Hail up to one-half inch diameter…
Wind gusts to 40 MPH…
Minor flooding in areas of poor drainage…
Frequent cloud to ground lightning…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Monitor the weather situation closely and be alert for threatening
weather conditions.

&&

LAT…LON 3673 9818 3634 9828 3642 9869 3677 9865
3700 9865 3700 9814
TIME…MOT…LOC 0617Z 265DEG 15KT 3691 9835 3676 9840 3645 9851

$$