Flash Flood Warning issued, Flash Flood Watch in effect

Published: 09/24/2019, 7:37 AM
Edited: 03/11/2021, 10:22 AM
(TULSA, Okla.) The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Northeastern Creek County in northeastern Oklahoma and Tulsa County in northeastern Oklahoma until 9:45 AM. At 6:44 AM, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Some locations that may experience flooding include Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Sand Springs, Owasso, Bixby, Sapulpa, Jenks, Glenpool, Catoosa, Kiefer, Mounds, Jenks Riverside Airport, Tulsa International Airport, Liberty, Gray and Leonard. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area, especially across portions of Tulsa County. This includes Interstate 44 between mile markers 207 and 232. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through 4 PM Tuesday for much of the area along and to the southeast of I-44. On average, 1 to 3 inch rainfall totals are expected, with isolated amounts to 5 inches possible.


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