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Monday's storm brought heavy rains to eastern Oklahoma

by Bryan Painter and Silas Allen Published: May 13, 2014
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Although western and central Oklahoma didn’t get much help from a storm system that passed through the state over the weekend, it was a different picture in the eastern half of the state. Several Oklahoma Mesonet weather network sites in eastern Oklahoma measured 2 inches or more of rain Monday. The Mesonet site in Jay, in Delaware County, recorded 3.02 inches.

More rain is possible Tuesday in southeast Oklahoma, according to the National Weather Service’s Norman office. The southeastern portion of the state could see an additional 1/4 to 1/2 inch of rain.

by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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by Silas Allen
General Assignment/Breaking News Reporter
Silas Allen is a news reporter for The Oklahoman. He is a Missouri native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri.
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