Forecasters Warn of Flash Floods in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas Over Holiday Weekend

flash-floods-tx-ark-okc-holidays

Forecasters are warning of a wet and potentially dangerous holiday weekend for already waterlogged Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

The National Weather Service said flooding could last for weeks along the Red River in Arkansas, the Nueces River in Texas near the Mexico border, and the Wichita River in Texas.

Flash-flood watches were posted Friday for parts of North Texas and almost all of Oklahoma.

More rain in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Friday pushed the total for May to 13.3 inches, the most there in any month on record. Fort Smith, Arkansas, has already posted its wettest May on record, 13.8 inches, and Oklahoma City seemed certain to set a similar record.

Click here to read more.

SOURCE: NBC News, Erin McClam

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s