TULSA, OK -- Thunderstorms that dumped heavy rain in central Oklahoma moved into northeastern Oklahoma Monday afternoon.
Several streets were closed for several hours in Sapulpa and Tulsa because of flash flooding in both communities.
In Sapulpa, police say Hickory, near the railroad tracks, was closed because of water across the road. Also the area around Davis Park in Sapulpa experienced flash flooding problems.
In Tulsa, a number of streets experienced flash flooding problems; the list included 46th and Sheridan, 76th and Riverside Drive, 81st and Elwood and the 1300 block of North Louisville.
Police say they have received several reports of stranded vehicles because of high water. Tulsa Fire was dispatched but so far there were no rescues.
There has been no reports of any injuries.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health urges Oklahomans to use caution when dealing with flood waters. Flood waters may contain snakes and insects; sharp objects and debris; and oil, gasoline, industrial waste or raw sewage.
To avoid illness and injury from floodwaters, the Oklahoma State Department of Health suggests the following:
To protect your family and yourself, avoid floodwaters if possible.
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