Storms bring rain, flooding to parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas
August 13, 2017
Tulsa, Okla. (AP) — Thunderstorms will bring another round of heavy rain to parts of western Oklahoma, and low-lying areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are experiencing flooding due to thunderstorms.
The National Weather Service said a flood warning was in effect Sunday for parts of Sequoyah County. Forecasters said flooding is occurring across the area and that several highways have been closed, including portions of Interstate 40.
Showers and thunderstorms are continuing in the area but will decrease in coverage and intensity through noon. There is a chance a few thunderstorms will develop Sunday afternoon.
Forecasters say strong thunderstorms are possible Sunday night in western Oklahoma. The stronger storms will be capable of producing strong wind gusts, locally heavy rainfall and some hail.
Communities likely to experience strong storms include Woodward, Clinton and Lawton.