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July 26, 2013

Areas of Kingfisher County flooded

ENID, Okla. — The bulk of rainfall overnight Thursday missed Enid but resulted in light flooding in the Kingfisher area.

Kingfisher received 3.42 inches of rain in the overnight hours, according to Oklahoma Mesonet weather recording site, leading to flooding over the Dover-Loyal bridge and Loyal blacktop road early this morning.

Kingfisher Sheriff’s Office received reports of these areas being flooded across the width of road but crossable. The office had not received any more reports as of 10 a.m.

Kingfisher and Blaine counties were in a flash flood warning that has since been removed by the National Weather Service.

No watches or warnings are in affect currently for the Enid area and northwest Oklahoma.

According to the 30-day rainfall tables on Mesonet, Kingfisher already had received 5.31 inches as of Friday at 1 a.m.

Most of the rain went west and south of Enid overnight.

Today's National Weather Service forecast calls for clearing skies with a high around 85 and an east wind turning north at 10-17 mph, with gusts up to 24 mph.

Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 62 and a northeast wind at 8-13 mph. Saturday is forecast to be sunny with a high of 86 and a light east wind.

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