Wednesday and Thursday are Weather Aware days due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. 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! Isolated strong thunderstorms may develop late Wednesday afternoon, but widespread severe weather does not appear to be likely at this time.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma transportation officials are to conclude a deal with Union Pacific railroad that was 30 years in the making.
The Oklahoma Transportation Commission meets Monday at 11 a.m. at which the agency is to announce that Union Pacific is to take ownership of 350 miles of rail lines in the state.
The railroad and the state are concluding a 30-year lease purchase agreement on the rail lines.
Commission members are also to vote on two $12 million road projects in Sequoyah and Woodward counties.
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