As this first round of storms sweep through, flash flooding is possible as we have watches in effect since heavy rainfall is expected. These storms are on the strong side, but severe threat will be more towards later this afternoon into the night as they could become severe out west.
2-16-06- Smoke blanketed parts of southern Oklahoma, setting off concerns among residents that fires were nearby Thursday evening. But authorities stressed that most of the fires were contained to the Arbuckle and Dickson areas.
Ardmore police said they were being swamped with concerned callers reporting smoke. Police ask that you only call emergency numbers if you spot flames.
The fire near Dickson burned an area one mile south of Highway 199. It started in a field and destroyed two barns.
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