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River Flooding In Tonkawa


The Salt Fork Arkansas River will continue rising and crest near 22.4 feet mid Friday morning. The Salt Fork Arkansas River will fall below flood stage late Friday evening.

Impact…At 22.0 feet…Flood depths ranging up to about 5 feet move from eastern Grant County…across Kay County…to the confluence with the Arkansas River below Ponca City. Farmland and oilfields are flooded hours before the crest. Road closures include…Fountain Road at U.S. Highway 77 south of Tonkawa…andState Highway 156 between Marland and Ponca City.

At  1:30 AM Friday the stage was 22.2 feet.  Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

Flood stage is 17.0 feet.