Two upper level waves will interact with a warm and very moist air mass to generate thunderstorms through Saturday. Lightning and torrential rainfall that could cause flash flooding are the primary threats...with a secondary threat of damaging winds. Turn around, don't drown!
10-16-04- A Durant man held police at bay for three hours Saturday night when they responded to a domestic disturbance at a home on 2nd Street.
Police say David Parker came at an officer with an ax and caused a three hour stand-off with authorities. It started around 5:30 p.m. this afternoon when parker holed up inside his home refsuing to go to jail or talk to police.
Authorities brought in a negotiator and Parker surrounded around 8:30 p.m. He was taken into custody for a psychological evaluation. Late Saturday evening, no charges had been filed.
Durant police called in a SWAT team to assist, but those officers did not have to go into the home.