The first wave of showers and storms move through this morning, producing hail, high winds, and moments of heavy rainfall. Flash flood Watch is issued for Texoma that goes into effect this afternoon and flash flood warnings are scattered throughout Texoma. Stay tuned with your weather authority for updates on these storms.
9-14-05 - The McAlester City Council has voted 4-to-3 to allow non-uniformed city employees to form a union.
Union organizer John Kirby with the Communication Workers of America says nearly 80 percent of the city's workers have signed a petition asking for union representation.
City employee Jeremy Johnson says the workers need the union for job protection.
City officials say layoffs are possible because the city's payroll account is overdrawn.