July 3, 2007

(Twenty seven hours after the city

opened its Emergency Operations Center)

Time Neosho River stage

1 a.m. 26.43

2 a.m. 26.70

3 a.m. 26.96

4 a.m. 27.19

5 a.m. 27.43

6 a.m. 27.65

7 a.m. 27.86

Miami Warehouse, the BF Goodrich plant, opened to receive personal belongings of flood residents.

8 a.m. 28.02 Tetanus shots given at First Christian Shelter.

9 a.m. 28.19

Press Conference - River is close to cresting at Stepp Ford, will take another eight to 12 hours to reach Neosho at Miami. Residents continue to evacuate voluntarily as water rises. National Guard still on site. Red Cross helpers continue to fill and assist evacuees.

Galena, Kan, Columbus, Kan., Fire/Rescue volunteers arrived to assist.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol personnel arrived to assist.

10 a.m. 28.35

11 a.m. 28.49

Gov. Brad Henry tours Ottawa County.

Noon 28.62

1 p.m. 28.73

2 p.m. 28.82

3 p.m. 28.91

City of Miami issues press release to community via Cable One Channel 13 and to media by e-mail.

4 p.m. 28.98

Wagoner County Emergency Management, Cherokee County Emergency Management, Crawford County Emergency Management and Quapaw Volunteer Fire Department arrived to assist.

5 p.m. 29.04

6 p.m. 29.1

7 p.m. 29.15

8 p.m. 29.19

9 p.m. 29.22

10 p.m. 29.24

4 p.m. 29.24

LDS Church arrived to assist.

Midnight 29.25 - CREST

The Neosho River at Stepp Ford crested. Elevation at Miami is 773.93 feet Pensacola Datum. The crest came 38 hours into the flood event.