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Warnings, watches issued for Oklahoma counties

From National Weather Service Modified: April 10, 2008 at 1:06 pm •  Published: April 10, 2008

Until 7 p.m. today: Adair, Cherokee, Choctaw, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Haskell, Latimer, Le Flore, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pittsburg, Pushmataha, Rogers, Sequoyah and Tulsa counties.

A flash flood watch means conditions are favorable for flash flooding. A flash flood is usually the result of heavy or excessive amounts of rainfall within a short period of time, usually less than 6 hours, causing water to rise and fall quite rapidly.

Lake wind advisory

Until 6 p.m. today: McCurtain County

A lake wind advisory means winds will cause rough chop. Small boats will be prone to capsizing.

Wind advisory

Until 9 p.m. today: Alfalfa, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Hughes, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnston, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Love, Marshall, Major, McClain, Murray, Noble, Oklahoma, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, Seminole, Stephens, Tillman, Washita, Woods and Woodward counties.

A wind advisory means sustained winds between 25 and 39 mph and/or gusts up to 57 mph are expected, which may make driving difficult.