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City of Tulsa Severe Weather Update – May 21 at 3 p.m.

This article was archived on 6/9/2019

The City of Tulsa and Tulsa County’s primary concern is the potential of flooding along the Arkansas River at the southern parts of Tulsa and Bixby and Jenks in Tulsa County.

The Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed the release of Keystone Dam to 160,000 cubic feet beginning at 6 p.m. this evening. Potential minor flooding with the potential of power disconnections could be expected along the Arkansas River and the following areas may be impacted eight to 10 hours following the peak output. Individuals and businesses in the following areas should Take necessary precautions in the case of potential flooding:

The Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency (TAEMA) Emergency Operations Center is at full activation for the potential of minor flooding and damage assessment from the storm in North Tulsa this morning.

PSO continues to restore electricity in the area impacted by the storm this morning. For residents impacted by the storm, the Tulsa Red Cross has opened an evacuation center at Crosstown Church of Christ, 3400 E. Admiral.

Follow the City of Tulsa on Twitter for storm updates and more information: @cityoftulsagov

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