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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
858 AM CDT MON AUG 20 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
6.94 CHANDLER LINCOLN COOP OBSERVER
6.80 MINCO GRADY COOP OBSERVER *
6.53 4 ESE WEATHERFORD CUSTER MESONET
6.45 3 N PIEDMONT CANADIAN COOP OBSERVER *
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
6.02 5 W MEEKER LINCOLN COOP OBSERVER
5.96 2 SSW BLANCHARD MCCLAIN COOP OBSERVER *
5.68 KINGFISHER KINGFISHER MESONET
5.52 4 S TECUMSEH POTTAWATOMIE COOP OBSERVER
5.38 OKLAHOMA CITY OKLAHOMA OFFICIAL OBSERVATION AT AIRPORT
5.14 SHAWNEE POTTAWATOMIE MESONET
5.12 2 W LINDSAY GARVIN COOP OBSERVER *

NOTE: * = SOME COOP OBSERVER TOTALS ARE THROUGH 7 AM SUNDAY MORNING
AND MAY INCREASE WHEN SUNDAY TOTALS ARE RECEIVED AND ADDED.

…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 AT EL RENO 22.78 FEET STILL RISING 17 FEET
CANADIAN RIVER NEAR BRIDGEPORT 21.03 FEET 330 PM SUNDAY 14 FEET
WASHITA RIVER NEAR CARNEGIE 30.81 FEET 1200 PM SUNDAY 25 FEET
WASHITA RIVER AT ANADARKO 25.94 FEET NEAR CREST NOW 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.

500 PM SATURDAY 4 ENE HOBART KIOWA COUNTY
515 PM SATURDAY 11 SSE CORDELL WASHITA COUNTY
525 PM SATURDAY 7 SSE CORDELL WASHITA COUNTY
755 PM SATURDAY 1 N THORNBERRY CLAY COUNTY
240 AM SUNDAY NEAR UNION CITY CANADIAN COUNTY

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