Weather Alerts for Love

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch

Areas Affected:
Alfalfa - Atoka - Beckham - Blaine - Bryan - Caddo - Canadian - Carter - Cleveland - Coal - Comanche - Cotton - Custer - Dewey - Ellis - Garfield - Garvin - Grady - Grant - Greer - Harmon - Harper - Hughes - Jackson - Jefferson - Johnston - Kay - Kingfisher - Kiowa - Lincoln - Logan - Love - Major - Marshall - McClain - Murray - Noble - Oklahoma - Payne - Pontotoc - Pottawatomie - Roger Mills - Seminole - Stephens - Tillman - Washita - Woods - Woodward
Effective: Mon, 5/20 9:26pm Updated: Tue, 5/21 1:41am Urgency: Future
Expires: Tue, 5/21 7:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

...Life Threatening Flood/Flash Flood Episode Possible Monday
into Tuesday...
.Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will become widespread Monday
through Tuesday afternoon, especially over western, northern, and
central Oklahoma. The potential for extremely dangerous and life
threatening flooding and flash flooding will exist by this evening/
overnight through Tuesday. Multiple severe weather hazards will
be present today. Now is the time to develop a tornado safety plan
that does not include sheltering in flood prone areas!
The Flood Watch for flash flooding...flooding of creeks and
rivers...and flooding of low lying areas continues for
* portions of Oklahoma and northern Texas, including the
following areas, in Oklahoma, Alfalfa, Atoka, Beckham, Blaine,
Bryan, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cleveland, Coal, Comanche,
Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant,
Greer, Harmon, Harper, Hughes, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnston,
Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Love, Major, Marshall,
McClain, Murray, Noble, Oklahoma, Payne, Pontotoc,
Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, Seminole, Stephens, Tillman,
Washita, Woods, and Woodward. In northern Texas, Archer,
Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, and Wilbarger.
* Through Tuesday afternoon
* Significant and potentially life threatening flooding from
heavy rainfall will be possible, especially across western,
central, and northern Oklahoma.
* This is a particularly dangerous and life threatening flood
situation. Localized rainfall amounts of at least 3 to 6 inches
are possible.
* Plan now for tornado shelter options that do not include low
lying and flood prone areas. Do not shelter in drainage ditches!
Precautionary/preparedness actions...
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.