Weather Aware conditions continue overnight due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 a.m. for the northernmost portions of Texoma including Atoka, Coal, Johnston, Murray and Pontotoc Counties Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Rain ends NW to SE during the day Thursday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Work continues today to restore power to
thousands of homes and businesses left in the dark by an ice storm
that's also blamed for at least 17 deaths in the state.
PSO spokesman Stan Whiteford says more than 27,000
customers are still without electricity with more than 14,000
of those in the McAlester area.
Oklahoma Gas and Electric reports more than 15,000.
And the National Weather Service says subfreezing temperatures
are expected to continue today and tomorrow with little sunshine to
help melt the ice.