UPDATE: Flash flood watch in eastern Oklahoma, rain moving into parts of Oklahoma City area Monday

There is a flash flood watch in eastern Oklahoma Monday through Tuesday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 12, 2014 at 10:36 am •  Published: May 12, 2014
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10:30 a.m. A flash flood watch has been issued for Adair, Choctaw, Haskell, Latimer, Le Flore, Pittsburg, Pushmataha, and Sequoyah counties from 1 p.m. Monday until Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service reports. The area could receive up to 3 inches of rain. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates.

7:19 a.m. Rain is starting to fall across western parts of the Oklahoma City metro area Monday morning. There is a 70 percent chance for thunderstorms before 1 p.m. in central Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates.

4:56 a.m. There is a chance for thunderstorms in central Oklahoma Monday, the National Weather Service reports.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely mainly between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cloudy with a high near 72. South wind 11 to 21 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Monday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy with a low around 48. North wind 13 to 18 mph with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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