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.
DURANT, OK -- An unattended stove is the cause of a house fire in Durant Monday afternoon
Durant Fire officials say a husband and wife were cooking fish and went outside on the back porch, allowing the kitchen to catch fire.
It happened at 414 East Mulberry Street.
Officials say the husband, wife and their daughter, who was asleep in the house all made it out safely.
They estimate the damage to be around $7500.