Storms cause scattered flooding


Monday, August 11th 2008, 10:08 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Heavy rain and thunderstorms across Oklahoma has resulted in flooding of some roads and power outages.

Most of the rainfall early Monday is south of Interstate 40 and east of I-35 with nearly 5 1/2 inches of rain reported at Shawnee and nearly 5 inches at Bowlegs in Seminole County.

Interstate 35 in Norman and city streets in southeast Oklahoma City were flooded during the rain and about 4,500 Oklahoma Gas & Electric customers were without power for a time.

The number of power outages was down to about 750 by mid morning with the outages in Wewoka, Norman, north Oklahoma City and Agra.