Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Much Of Northeastern Oklahoma


Sunday, June 8th 2014, 9:35 am
By: News On 6


A flash flood watch is in effect for portions of Oklahoma and Arkansas through Monday evening. The National Weather Service in Tulsa says multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms producing periods of heavy rainfall are likely to move through the area until that time.

"Rain totals have exceeded 4 inches in parts of Green Country," News On 6 meteorologist Mike Grogan said. "We might be able to add another inch to these totals with the final wave of potentially heavy rain on Monday. This will swing a cold front past our area and start the change to drier, warmer weather."

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Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are expected with 5 to 6 inches possible, the alert states. A flash flood watch means rapidly rising water or flooding is possible within the watch area.

Counties included in the watch are:

  • Adair
  • Cherokee
  • Craig
  • Creek
  • Delaware
  • Haskell
  • Hughes
  • Latimer
  • LeFlore
  • Mayes
  • McIntosh
  • Muskogee
  • Nowata
  • Okfuskee
  • Okmulgee
  • Osage
  • Ottawa
  • Pawnee
  • Pittsburg
  • Rogers
  • Sequoyah
  • Tulsa
  • Wagoner
  • Washington

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