Flood watch issued for southern Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a
flood watch through Sunday for 11 counties in southern Oklahoma.
Forecasters say a slow-moving storm system will stall near the
Red River valley, resulting in persistent rainfall across the
region.
Flash flooding isn't epected, but the weather service says 3 to
5 inches or more of rain could lead to rises in streams and rivers.
The precipitation is expected to decrease by late Sunday, but
the flood threat for the Red River, its north fork and their
smaller tributaries will continue.
The counties in the watch area are Carter, Comanche, Cotton,
Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Jefferson, Kiowa, Love, Stephens and
Tillman.


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