McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

May 21, 2013

Flash Flood Warning for Pittsburg County


Staff report

McALESTER — Pittsburg County is under a Flash Flood Warning and more storms are predicted in the McAlester area.

County and city Emergency Management Director Trent Myers said winds are up to 45 mph. Small hail and rain was reported in the area overnight.

Periodic power outages are also reported by several residents.

The National Weather Service has reported two inches of rainfall in the area with another one to two inches possible.

The Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 12:30 p.m. today for all of Pittsburg, southern McIntosh and northern Latimer counties.