ROADS CLOSED: List Of Areas To Avoid Due To Flash Flooding


Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 8:04 am
By: News 9


The National Weather Service says a slow-moving storm system over central Oklahoma is causing flash flooding.

Forecasters suggested people delay travel in the Oklahoma City area Thursday morning because street closures were expected because of high water.

The area was under a severe thunderstorm warning for a time early Thursday.

The weather service says there is a slight risk severe of thunderstorms into the afternoon in a broad section of western Oklahoma. Hail up to the size of tennis balls and winds of up to 70 miles per hour are possible. There is also a possibility of tornadoes in the risk area.

Watch Live Now: Stormtrackers Tracking Severe Storms

OKC roads flooded:

S.W. 149th Street and Vicki Drive: Command Post is requesting barricades to shut the road due to high water at this location.

6400 block S.W. 104th Street: ECC reports the road is washed out in the 6400 block of SW 104th St.

S. Morgan Road and S.W. 44TH Street: Citizens report flooding on Morgan Rd, between S.W. 59th and S.W. 44th Street.

S.W. 104th Street and S. Rockwell Avenue: Road washed out on S.W. 104th between Rockwell & Meridian, citizens stranded. 911 notified.

S.W. 59th and S. County Line Road: high water

S. Portland Avenue and S.W. 89th Street: high water

S. Sara Rd, S.W. 15th Street – S.W. 29th: 3 cars stranded due to high water.

S. Rockwell Avenue, S.W. 74th – S.W. 89th Street: Sinkhole at this location due to rains/flooding. Not passable.

S.W. 29th Street and S. Mustang Road: Citizens report road flooded, people stranded.

W. I-240 Service Road and S. Western : flooded

S.W. 74th Street and S. MacArthur Blvd.

S.E. 104th Street between Harrah Road and Dobbs

3253 S.W. 47th Street

S.W. 29th Street and S. Sara Road

Southbound S. Portland Avenue, S.W. 15th – S.W. 29th

N.W. 12th Street and N. Pennsylvania Avenue

7300 Shoreline Drive

N.W. 4th Street and N. Pennsylvania Avenue

1600 S.W. 129th Street

S.W. 15th Street, S. High Ave – S. Central Avenue

1635 S. Grand Blvd.

S.W. 59th St & S Mustang Road

NORMAN roads flooded:

36th Avenue S.E. and HWY 9

McGee and Lindsey

N.W. 12th Street between Franklin and Tecumseh

Indians Hills and 24th Avenue N.W.