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Heavy rain and higher elevation snow continue for the Northwest, fire danger continues in Southern California

A series of Pacific storms will bring strong winds, heavy rain, and mountain snow to the Pacific Northwest and northern Rockies through Sunday. Heavy rainfall and flooding is possible from the Mississippi Valley to the Deep South and Southeast U.S. this weekend and into early next week. Dry winds will prolong the fire weather threat for Southern California for several days. Read More >

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
105 AM CDT TUE AUG 21 2007

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-202100-
105 AM CDT TUE AUG 21 2007

...IMPACT OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIN...
TROPICAL STORM ERIN FORMED IN THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO AS TROPICAL
DEPRESSION FIVE TUESDAY EVENING AUGUST 14. IT STRENGTHENED AND WAS
NAMED TROPICAL STORM ERIN WEDNESDAY MORNING AUGUST 15. ERIN MOVED
ONSHORE NEAR LAMAR TEXAS ON THURSDAY MORNING... WEAKENED TO A
TROPICAL DEPRESSION AND MOVED WEST AND NORTHWEST THROUGH SOUTHERN
AND WESTERN TEXAS BEFORE TURNING TO THE NORTHEAST. THE CENTER OF
CIRCULATION FROM TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIN ENTERED SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA
BETWEEN HOLLIS AND ERICK LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. IT BECAME MUCH BETTER
ORGANIZED BETWEEN 1 AM AND 7 AM SUNDAY AS IT MOVED FROM NEAR
CLINTON TO NEAR GEARY AND ACROSS NORTHERN CANADIAN COUNTY INTO
NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA CITY. IT BEGAN TO WEAKEN AGAIN AS IT MOVED
EAST THROUGH NORTHERN OKLAHOMA COUNTY SUNDAY MORNING... ALTHOUGH
VERY HEAVY RAIN PERSISTED IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA THROUGH MIDDAY SUNDAY.

...MAXIMUM WINDS...
WIND    LOCATION         COUNTY     TIME           SOURCE

82 MPH WATONGA           BLAINE     254 AM SUNDAY  AWOS - MEASURED
80 MPH 1 S UNION CITY    CANADIAN   240 AM SUNDAY  SPOTTER -ESTIMATED
75 MPH 4 NNW FORT COBB   CADDO      1225 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED
73 MPH 7 W WATONGA       BLAINE     225 AM SUNDAY  MESONET - MEASURED
70 MPH 6 S FORT COBB     CADDO      1210 AM SUNDAY SPOTTER - MEASURED
64 MPH 7 W HINTON        CADDO      130 AM SUNDAY  MESONET - MEASURED
62 MPH 4 ENE APACHE      CADDO      1235 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED
60 MPH 2 NE KINGFISHER   KINGFISHER 425 AM SUNDAY  MESONET - MEASURED
58 MPH 2 SSW MINCO       GRADY      310 AM SUNDAY  MESONET - MEASURED
56 MPH WILL ROGERS ARPT  OKLAHOMA   424 AM SUNDAY  ASOS - MEASURED
56 MPH WILEY POST ARPT   OKLAHOMA   422 AM SUNDAY  ASOS - MEASURED
55 MPH 4 WSW WEATHERFORD CUSTER     1200 AM SUNDAY MESONET - MEASURED

...SOME RAINFALL TOTALS...
RAIN  LOCATION           COUNTY       SOURCE

11.03 9.8 WNW GEARY      BLAINE       COCORAHS OBSERVER
9.30  4 NNW FORT COBB    CADDO        MESONET
9.11  WATONGA            BLAINE       COOP OBSERVER
8.84  SEDAN              KIOWA        COOP OBSERVER
8.68  7.9 ESE NORMAN     CLEVELAND    COCORAHS OBSERVER
8.50  WALTERS            COTTON       COOP OBSERVER
8.45  5 WNW EL RENO      CANADIAN     MESONET
8.15  LOOKEBA            CADDO        COOP OBSERVER
7.67  NORMAN (NWS)       CLEVELAND    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
7.45  2 NE COX CITY      GRADY        COOP OBSERVER
7.31  1.5 WNW NOBLE      CLEVELAND    COCORAHS OBSERVER
7.11  SHAWNEE            POTTAWATOMIE COOP OBSERVER
6.94  CHANDLER           LINCOLN      COOP OBSERVER
6.80  MINCO              GRADY        COOP OBSERVER
6.56  3 N PIEDMONT       CANADIAN     COOP OBSERVER
6.53  4 ESE WEATHERFORD  CUSTER       MESONET
6.44  WICHITA MTN NWR    COMANCHE     RAWS STATION
6.44  4 WNW RUSH SPRINGS GRADY        MESONET
6.20  DUNCAN AIRPORT     STEPHENS
6.18  3 NE COLONY        WASHITA      COOP OBSERVER
6.18  CHICKASHA          GRADY        COOP OBSERVER
6.15  1 WSW MARLOW       STEPHENS     COOP OBSERVER
6.02  5 W MEEKER         LINCOLN      COOP OBSERVER
5.98  6 WNW DEER CREEK   OKLAHOMA     COOP OBSERVER
5.96  2 SSW BLANCHARD    MCCLAIN      COOP OBSERVER
5.91  OKARCHE            KINGFISHER/CANADIAN  COOP OBSERVER
5.68  KINGFISHER         KINGFISHER   MESONET
5.68  3 SE UNION CITY    CANADIAN     COOP OBSERVER
5.52  4 S TECUMSEH       POTTAWATOMIE COOP OBSERVER
5.38  OKLAHOMA CITY      OKLAHOMA     OFFICIAL OBSERVATION AT
                                        WILL ROGERS WORLD AIRPORT
5.14  SHAWNEE            POTTAWATOMIE MESONET
5.12  2 W LINDSAY        GARVIN       COOP OBSERVER

...RIVER FLOODING...
                                   CREST      TIME            FLOOD
                                                              STAGE
..RECORD FLOODING..
NORTH CANADIAN RIVER NEAR WATONGA  19.70 FEET 530 AM SUNDAY   15 FEET
  PREVIOUS RECORD CREST WAS 19.24 FEET ON OCTOBER 3 1986

..MAJOR FLOODING..
NORTH CANADIAN RIVER NEAR EL RENO  23.33 FEET 1 PM MONDAY     17 FEET
  HIGHEST CREST MEASURED SINCE 1923 AT EL RENO
CANADIAN RIVER NEAR BRIDGEPORT     21.03 FEET 330 PM SUNDAY   14 FEET
  HIGHEST CREST MEASURED SINCE 1948 AT BRIDGEPORT
CANADIAN RIVER NEAR UNION CITY     13.50 FEET 230 PM MONDAY   7 FEET
  HIGHEST CREST MEASURED SINCE 1937 AT UNION CITY
CANADIAN RIVER NEAR PURCELL        15.00 FEET 1100 PM TUESDAY 12 FEET
WASHITA RIVER NEAR CARNEGIE        30.81 FEET 1200 PM SUNDAY  25 FEET
WASHITA RIVER AT ANADARKO          26.02 FEET 830 AM MONDAY   19 FEET
  HIGHEST CREST MEASURED SINCE 1949 AT ANADARKO
WASHITA RIVER NEAR CHICKASHA       26.27 FEET 8 AM TUESDAY    19 FEET
EAST CACHE CREEK NEAR WALTERS      27.86 FEET 630 AM MONDAY   21 FEET

...TORNADOES...
TORNADOES AND POSSIBLE TORNADOES BEING INVESTIGATED. NOT ALL
TORNADOES ON THIS LIST HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED YET.

BEGIN/END      DAY        TORNADO PATH            COUNTY/STATE
  TIME         

446-457 PM   SATURDAY  5.5 ESE - 6 NE HOBART     KIOWA COUNTY OK
510-520 PM   SATURDAY  10 SSE - 6 SSE CORDELL    WASHITA COUNTY OK 
753-757 PM   SATURDAY  1 NNE - 2 NNE THORNBERRY  CLAY COUNTY TX
             SATURDAY  2.5 SSW - 2.5 WSW NORGE   GRADY COUNTY OK
             SUNDAY    1 ENE COGAR - 9.2 W UNION CITY
                                                 CADDO/CANADIAN OK
232-239 AM   SUNDAY    1 ESE MINCO - 1 N UNION CITY
                                                 GRADY/CANADIAN OK


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UPDATED RAINFALL AND RIVER DATA.