UPDATE: Some Oklahoma highways remain closed due to heavy rainfall, flooding

Several Oklahoma highways remain closed as forecasters say there's a chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in Oklahoma City after 1 p.m. Tuesday. Isolated storms are also possible throughout the state.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: March 20, 2012 at 3:42 pm •  Published: March 20, 2012

3:30 p.m. Officials with the state Transportation Department said several highways are closed because of heavy rain and flooding.

The following highways remain closed:

State Highway 80 in Cherokee County 5 miles west of Hulbert.

State Highway 16 in Wagoner County 2 miles north of Okay.

State Highway 31 in Pittsburg County from 1 mile west of McAlester to just west of Haywood.

State Highway 63 in Pittsburg County between Indian Nation Turnpike and U.S. 270.

State Highway 131 in Atoka County between U.S. 69 and Wardville

10:30 a.m. Officials with the state Transportation Department said several highways are closed because of heavy rain and flooding.

The following highways remain closed:

State Highway 16 in Wagoner County about 2 miles north of Okay.

State Highway 31 from McAlester extending west 1 mile.

State Highway 63 between Indian Nation Turnpike and U.S. 270 in Pittsburg County.

State Highway 131 between U.S. 69 and Wardville in Atoka County and State Highway 144 in Le Flore County about 5 miles west of U.S. 259.

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