Heavy Rainfall Leads To Near Record Level In OKC Metro

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 9:27 pm
By: News 9

Localized areas in the Oklahoma City metro area received over 8" of rain Friday night. This of course led to serious flooding.

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The North Canadian River in OKC jumped over 15' in a few short hours and stopped just shy of record levels. Most area lakes are well above normal now. Some are even closed.

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It is obvious that western Oklahoma still needs a good soaking. Hopefully over the next few days that part of the state can pick up some healthy rainfall.