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May 24, 2013

P.M. UPDATE: Illinois River condition updated

Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission officials updated the forecast Friday for Illinois River enthusiasts who plan to visit during the Memorial Day weekend.

OSRC Administrator Ed Fite said unless more rainfall occurs during the next 24 hours, Illinois River Area commercial outfitters will operate at the following levels:

• On Saturday, all commercial outfitters will offer rafting with some operations offering canoeing and kayaking services. Floating options limited for first-time and novice floaters and children 10 years of age and younger.

• On Sunday, all outfitters plan to offer rafting, and most of them also will provide canoeing and kayaking services. Some operators may limit floating options for children 10 years and younger.

• On Monday, all commercial outfitters will offer rafting, canoeing and kayaking services. Some operators may limit floating options for children 10 years and younger.

Fite encouraged everybody to wear personal flotation devices while wading, swimming and floating the river.

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