Oklahoma City Flash Flood

Heavy thunderstorms with torrential rains have swamped parts of the Oklahoma City area with flash floods.

Girl clings to tree in raging flood waters in Oklahoma City. (AP)

As much a 7″ of rain has fallen in and near Oklahoma City Monday. Edmond reports 7″ of rain so far. Oklahoma City Airport reports a daily rainfall record of 5.88″ so far.

Doppler storm total rainfall confirms the swath of heavy rains.

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NEXRAD storm total rainfall shows multi inch rains in Oklahoma City Monday.

The storms have been firing along a weak low pressure system and surface boundary in the southern plains. The area has been the dividing line between intense heat to the south and cooler weather north of the system.

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This is an evolving situation that will continue to make headlines in the next 24 to 48 hours.

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  • Lorraine

    When is it going to stop raining, so we can make some Hay?

    We need 3 to 4 day stretches of light wind and sunshine.