MUSKOGEE COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Severe storms dropped several inches of rainfall in eastern Oklahoma, which has now led to highways being closed.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says there are several highways that are being impacted by high water.

The following highways are impacted:

ADAIR COUNTY

  • US-62 closed 1 mile east of the Cherokee County 

CHEROKEE COUNTY

  • SH-80 west of Hulbert is closed.
  • SH-80 in Hulbert south of SH-51 — OPEN
  • US-62 closed near the SH-51 in Eldon
  • US-62 closed 3 miles east of the SH-51 Jct. near Camp Egan in east Cherokee County
  • SH-10 about 12.5 miles north of the US-62 Jct. near Hanging Rock in northeast Cherokee County

MUSKOGEE COUNTY

  • US-62B at US-62/Shawnee Bypass in Muskogee
  • SH-10 at the railroad underpass in Fort Gibson
  • US-62 closed just south of US-64/SH-16/SH-72 junction (Jamesville Y) in western Muskogee County

OKFUSKEE COUNTY

  • SH-48 is closed just south of I-40 at the N. Canadian River near Bearden.

OKMULGEE COUNTY 

All unnecessary travel this morning is strongly discouraged across Okmulgee County due to flooding. The following are closed:

  • SH-56 about 4 miles west of Okmulgee near Dripping Springs Lake
  • US-75A/SH-16 at the railroad underpass east of Beggs

PITTSBURG COUNTY

  • SH-31 is closed between the US-270 Jct. west to Haywood Rd.

Officials stress that you should not drive around barricades if the roadway is closed.

Also, if you see high water, turn around and find an alternate route.