Flood warnings in effect as thunderstorms cross Oklahoma

The Associated Press - August 26, 2017 10:55 am

Flood warnings in effect as thunderstorms cross Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – Flash flood warnings are in effect across Oklahoma as thunderstorms drop heavy rainfall.
The National Weather Service issued the warnings Friday for areas of central and southwest Oklahoma. Forecasters say as much as 7 inches of rain fell across Greer and Harmon counties in southwestern Oklahoma Friday morning.
Thunderstorms stretched across a broad portion of southwestern Oklahoma. Up to 2 inches of rain fell on parts of Comanche, Caddo and Kiowa counties early Friday. Forecasters say the intensity of the rainfall is decreasing but that another 2 inches are possible before the storms dissipate.
Forecasters say flooding is occurring in central and southeast Oklahoma City after the area received up to 3 inches of rain. The heaviest rain was recorded on the north side of Midwest City and Del City.


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