Ponca City, OK

Now: 94 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 95 °F | Lo: 71 °F

Monday

Hi: 85 °F 

Lo: 63 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 84 °F 

Lo: 59 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 86 °F 

Lo: 64 °F

Thursday

Hi: 89 °F 

Lo: 67 °F

Friday

Hi: 90 °F 

Lo: 69 °F

FLOODING: Highway Conditions 5-9-19 as of 11 a.m.

Ponca City Now - May 9, 2019 11:31 am

The following highways are closed until further notice due to flooding:

KAY CO. 

  • Northbound I-35 is now OPEN to the Oklahoma/Kansas state line, however, northbound motorists should expect to be detoured to westbound US-166 (mm 4) in Kansas to northbound US-81 to Wichita until repairs are completed on the Kansas I-35 turnpike.
  • The northbound and southbound I-35 on- and off-ramps are closed at the Braman exit (mm 230).
  • US-77 is closed south of Tonkawa between US-60 and SH-15.
  • US-177 is closed north of Blackwell.

Elsewhere in Oklahoma:

ALFALFA CO.

  • SH-8 is closed near Cherokee between US-64 and SH-11.

BECKHAM CO.

  • The I-40 southern service road (old 66) at MM19 is closed due to road damage.

CHEROKEE CO.

  • SH-80 is closed four miles west of Hulbert near Fort Gibson Lake.

DELAWARE CO.

  • SH-127 is closed near Jay just west of US-59 due to a damaged drainage structure.

GRANT CO.

  • SH-156 is closed near the Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge.
  • US-81 is closed between Pond Creek and Medford.

GREER CO. — OPEN

  • SH-6 is now OPEN five miles south of Granite.

JOHNSTON CO.

  • SH-48A is closed at the SH-48 junction in Coleman due to a damaged construction detour.
  • SH-48A is closed two miles north of Milburn.

LOVE CO.

  • SH-77-Scenic is closed at Lake Murray Spillway.

PITTSBURG CO. — OPEN

  • SH-31 is now OPEN west of McAlester from the Industrial Park to Haywood Rd.

WOODS CO.

  • US-281 north of Alva is closed between SH-11 and the Kansas state line.

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DURING flooding conditions, motorists are reminded:

  • Don’t drive around barricades if roadway is closed.
  • If you see high water, turn around and do not enter.
 

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