LAKE EUFAULA, Oklahoma -- Another Oklahoma lake has been placed under a blue-green algae warning.
Tuesday morning, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says tests have confirmed toxic blue-green algae near the Gentry Creek Public Use Area on Lake Eufaula.
Nate Henning with the Corps says they've issued a no-contact warning for the specific public use area.
The area is open to the public, but the Corps says do not go in the water. Further testing in other areas of Lake Eufaula are being conducted as well.
Gentry Creek Public Use Area is located north of I-40 just off state Highway 266 west of Checotah.
Other Corps of Engineer lakes in Oklahoma:
Gentry Creek High Risk Only observed bloom on lake so far. Gentry Creek area open
but do not go in the water. Further testing in other areas will
be carried out.
All other areas Low This is subject to change if other blooms are observed.
Cedar Creek Cove High Risk Closed until further notice.
Old Mannford High Risk Closed until further notice.
Feyodi Park Moderate Considered moderate level of adverse health effects.
All other areas Low If bloom is observed in other areas, avoid
and report sighting.
Fort Gibson Lake
Taylor Ferry Beach Moderate Beach closed as precaution
All other areas Low If bloom is observed in other areas, avoid and report sighting.
All areas Low If bloom is observed in other areas, avoid and report sighting.