Flood watch, warning issued for several counties across Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of central Oklahoma.

Forecasts indicate that heavy rainfall will likely occur across central and western portions of the state.

As a result, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the following counties:

  • Alfalfa County
  • Grant County
  • Kay County
  • Noble County
  • Blaine County
  • Kingfisher County
  • Logan County
  • Payne County
  • Caddo County
  • Canadian County
  • Oklahoma County
  •  Lincoln County
  • Grady County
  • McClain County
  •  Cleveland County
  • Pottawatomie County
  • Seminole County
  • Hughes County
  • Kiowa County
  • Tillman County
  • Comanche County
  • Stephens County
  • Garvin County
  • Murray County
  • Pontotoc County
  • Coal County
  • Cotton County
  • Jefferson County
  • Carter County
  • Johnston County
  • Atoka County
  • Love County
  • Marshall County
  • Bryan County

The flood watch will remain in effect through Tuesday morning.

A flood warning has been issued for the following counties:

  • Kiowa County
  • Cotton County
  • Caddo County
  • Jackson County
  • Tillman County
  • Comanche County
  • Wichita County

The flood warning is in effect until 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Experts say if heavy rainfall does occur, that could lead to flooding of rivers.