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Heavy rain creates flooding in northern Oklahoma

Thunderstorms moved through northern central Oklahoma early Monday, causing flooding in some areas.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: May 1, 2012

State Highway 156 at the 101 Ranch in Kay County was closed Monday morning due to flooding, the state Transportation Department reports. Barricades were needed to keep people out. Motorists were urged not to drive into high water.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers also closed State Highway 18 north of Fairfax in Osage County for much of Monday afternoon because of flooding.

High water closed roads in the Enid area, said Mike Honigsberg, Garfield County and Enid emergency management director.

Honigsberg said 102nd Street from State Highway 412 to Breckenridge had several places where water was in the roadway and the street was closed. On the west side of Enid, Imo Road and W Chestnut was closed due to high water Monday morning.

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