Cherokee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 8:41 PM CDT Apr. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River near Tahlequah.
* Until Monday morning, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday, the stage was 13.35 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the Illinois River near Tahlequah will continue rising
to near 15.0 feet Sunday morning. The river is expected to fall
below flood stage Monday before dawn .
* Impact... at 15.0 feet, moderate flooding occurs from Hanging Rock
downstream towards Tahlequah. Access roads east of the Combs bridge
near Eagles Bluff are impassable. Some Cabins and Parks may begin
to flood. Extreme turbulence makes the river too hazardous for
floating.


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841 PM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Illinois River at Chewey.
* Until Sunday afternoon, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Saturday, the stage was 15.49 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast... the Illinois River at Chewey will continue falling to
below flood stage by late Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet, moderate flooding occurs from near fidler's
Bend to near Hanging Rock. Moderate flooding of agricultural lands
may result in livestock issues. Travel around Hanging Rock is
impacted. Road access near the river is cut off to residential
homes southeast of Chewey bridge. Access to Winset Hollow is cut
off. A few Cabins in the fidler's Bend area may have minor
flooding. Extreme turbulence makes the river too hazardous for
floating.


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