Central, Western Oklahoma under flash flood watch

Ponca City Now - April 27, 2015 8:57 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of central and western Oklahoma.

The agency predicts showers and thunderstorms throughout the day Monday that should taper off during the evening. The watch will remain in effect until 7 p.m.

More than 2 inches of rainfall is expected.

Heavy rainfall could cause flooding and elevate creeks and rivers.

The agency has also issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of the state. It says the showers and storms should come to an end early Tuesday.

 

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