Slight risk today for severe thunderstorm to develop where primary threats are hail up to golf ball size and winds up to 70mph. Time frame for these storms to possible pop up look to be around 4-5pm and will continue through the night.
7-2-06 – Turner Falls had to turn park-goers away Sunday just three and a half hours after opening its gates. Park officials say the park was filled to capacity.
The gates were closed at 10:30 a.m. after more than 10,000 people entered the park. Park officials say they maintain certain numbers as a safety precaution. For more than five hours on Sunday, no one was allowed in until about 3:30 p.m.
Turner Falls provides updated information about closures on their hotline: 580-369-2988.
The park manager says employees refer people to the nearby Chickasaw National Park in Sulphur when Turner Falls in Davis fills to capacity.