Tornado Warnings, Storm Damage In Northeast Oklahoma
TULSA, Oklahoma - Severe weather warnings have expired in Green Country as a damaging line of storms moves out of the state. Circulation spun up as a line of storms moved through northeast Oklahoma.
Interstate 44 is closed at 41st and Sheridan after a large overhead sign fell down onto the highway, OHP reports.
Road closures are at:
- 41st and Harvard
- 41st and Sheridan
- 61st between 225th and Oneta
Strong storms moved through Osage County and Pawnee counties with strong winds, torrential rain and lots of lightning Saturday night.
A flash flood watch remains in effect for northeast Oklahoma through Sunday afternoon.
Rain and storms will slowly taper off mid-morning Sunday. More scattered storms may flare up again Sunday afternoon with a very low risk of them being severe.
The flash flood watch is for Tulsa, Rogers, Mayes, Wagoner, Osage, Cherokee, Craig, Delaware, Nowata, Ottawa and Washington counties. The NWS-Tulsa issued the following alert:
- Watch for flooded roads if out driving
- Do not drive through flooded areas
- River levels will likely rise