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Flood Waters Recede, Arcadia Lake To Reopen

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Arcadia Lake. Picture from US Army Corps of Engineers website. Arcadia Lake. Picture from US Army Corps of Engineers website.
EDMOND, Oklahoma -

Edmond city officials have announced Arcadia Lake will reopen Wednesday, June 19 at 6 a.m. after being closed for two weeks due to flooding.

All four public access parks at Arcadia Lake were closed June 3 because heavy rainfall caused flooding and runoff. The waters have now receded enough to reopen Central State Park, Edmond Park, Scissortail Campground and Spring Creek Park.

6/3/2013 Related Story: Edmond Officials: Arcadia Lake Closed Indefinitely Due To Flooding

Officials say by Wednesday morning, lake levels will be near 1009 feet, three feet above normal water elevation. All lake users are still encouraged to be cautious because elevated water levels can be dangerous.

One low-water crossing in Central State Park will remain barricaded and closed until the water recedes further.

For information about Arcadia Lake, call (405) 216-7470.

Visit the Arcadia Lake website.

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