The National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma, has issued a flash flood warning for multiple localities throughout Oklahoma, including Oklahoma County, Lincoln County, Cleveland and Logan County.
At 9:01 PM CDT, doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing very heavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is occurring or is imminent, particularly in urban areas.
“Some locations that will experience flooding include Oklahoma City, eastern Edmond, Moore, Midwest City, Del City, Choctaw, Harrah, Spencer, Jones, Nicoma Park, Luther, Wellston, Valley Brook, Carney, Arcadia, Warwick, Fallis, Tinker Air Force Base, Stanley Draper Lake and Forest Park,” warns the National Weather Service, adding “Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the warned area.”
Residents are encouraged to be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.
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