Okla. reopens emergency operations command center

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management has reopened its emergency operations center as strong storms moved through central Oklahoma just days after a deadly tornado.

A U.S. flag lays among debris in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013 following a tornado up to a mile wide which swept through the Oklahoma City suburbs. / Oklahoma County Sheriff

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management has reopened its emergency operations center as strong storms moved through central Oklahoma just days after a deadly tornado.

Department spokeswoman Keli Cain said Thursday that the center is open. The department had previously announced that the command center would be shut down at Wednesday at midnight.

Storms with heavy rain and hail began falling in the area early Thursday morning and prompted flash flood warnings in central Oklahoma.

The storms come after a massive tornado struck Moore on Monday and left 24 people dead and more than 300 injured.

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