Downpours causing flooding

LAWTON-- The heaviest rains have finally moved out of the Lawton area.  Left in behind is widespread flooding across the entire city of Lawton.

7 News has received numerous reports of people being stranded by high water.  At this time no injuries have been reported.

Emergency management officials are asking that folks stay put until the storm passes and the water recedes.  Crews have blocked many streets but are reminding people not to drive through standing water no matter how deep they think it is.

Low lying areas and streets prone to flooding will continue to be hazardous areas and should be avoided.

Be sure to stay with 7 News for the latest on the storms and the flooding.