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Arkansas River Continues To Climb

Record flooding in NE Oklahoma around Tulsa continues to drain into the Arkansas River Basin and will flow downstream affecting our area. Major Flood Stage is f...

Record flooding in NE Oklahoma around Tulsa continues to drain into the Arkansas River Basin and will flow downstream affecting our area.

Major Flood Stage is forecast to occur on the Arkansas River.

The Arkansas River at Van Buren is currently 38.06ft . The river is forecast to be 41FT by Tuesday afternoon.

The flood stage is due to a large water release in the Tulsa District according to the Corps of Engineers.

More information will become available as the  Corps of Engineers regulates the flow.

-Garrett

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