UPDATE: Roadways open after heavy rains in southeast Oklahoma

A flood watch continues in southeast Oklahoma. Several counties will be under a watch until noon, the National Weather Service reports.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: April 4, 2013 at 9:18 am •  Published: April 4, 2013

9:20 a.m. All roadways in southeast Oklahoma closed previously due to high water from heavy rains have been opened, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation reports.

5:30 a.m. Some roadways in southeast Oklahoma have been closed due to flooding in southeast Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation reports.

A flood watch remains in effect Thursday until noon for several southeast Oklahoma counties, the National Weather Service reports.

The counties are Latimer, Le Flore, Pittsburg and Pushmataha counties.

State Highway 63 from Haileyville west about 14 miles to Bache Road in Pittsburg County is closed due to high water, ODOT reports.

Drivers are cautioned to heed warning signs and not drive around barricades.

To check road conditions call 1-888-425-2385.