UPDATE: Light rain in Oklahoma City, flood warning issued for eastern Oklahoma state parks and lake areas Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for parts of eastern Oklahoma including state parks and lakes. Parts of the state received up to 5 inches of rain.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 27, 2014 at 7:12 am •  Published: May 27, 2014

7:10 a.m. Light rain is falling across Oklahoma City Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service reports. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates.

5:20 a.m. Parts of eastern Oklahoma, including state parks and lake areas, are under a flood warning Tuesday.

The National Weather Service issued the warning until 9 a.m. Tuesday. Parts of Oklahoma received up to 5 inches of rain, the weather service reports.

Counties under the warning include Muskogee County, northeastern McIntosh County, southeastern Wagoner County and southern Cherokee County.

Runoff from excessive rainfall will cause flooding in low-lying areas. Cities and lake parks under the warning include Muskogee, Tahlequah, Wagoner, Braggs, Checotah, Fort Gibson, Greenleaf State Park, Hulbert, Keefeton, Lake Eufaula State Park, Okay, Oktaha, Pumpkin Center, Rentiesville, Sequoyah State Park, Taft, Tullahassee and Warner.

There is a 60 percent chance for more rain in the Oklahoma City area before 1 p.m., the weather service reports.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely mainly before 1 p.m. Cloudy with a high near 77. South. southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

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