Oklahoma City_Public camping areas in low-lying areas along the Mountain Fork River in Beavers Bend State Park in Southeastern 0klahoma are closed because of potential flooding. The state tourism and recreation department says camping areas and riverfront cabins have been evacuated and all boat ramps and the marina at Broken Bow lake are closed.
Severe weather is expected in Southern Oklahoma and North Texas during the next few days with heavy rain, hail and possibly tornadoes. National weather service forecast Daryl Williams says a strong high-level storm is moving toward West Texas and Eastern New Mexico today.
At the same time southeasterly winds are spreading warm, humid air across Oklahoma and Texas and creating ideal conditions for tornadoes.
The weather service has already issued a severe thunderstorm watch through at least 4 this afternoon for parts of Southwestern Oklahoma and Northwestern Texas.
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