Flood waters have forced officials to close down several highways in Oklahoma.
High waters are wreaking havoc in Texas and Oklahoma, where the National Weather Service is reporting historic levels of flooding. Around 1000 people have been evacuated because of flooding in Texas. A firefighter lost his life last night attempting to rescue another firefighter in a high water situation in Claremore, Oklahoma last night.
Here is a list of highway closures from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.
SH-131 is closed near Wardville
US-70 eastbound is closed eight miles south of Bennington
SH-48 is closed four miles north of Durant
SH-80 is closed about four miles west of Hulbert between SH-51 and US-62.
SH-70 is closed east of Boswell at the Muddy Boggy River.
US-62 is closed at Indiahoma Rd.
US-62 and SH-277 is closed near Porter Hill.
SH-7 at Beaver Creek is closed east of Lawton.
I-44 is closed at the 43 mm just north of Lawton
SH-11 is closed between US-81 in Medford to SH-132
SH-32 is closed near Ryan, detour using US-81 or SH-89 to US-70.
US-377/SH-99 is closed to through traffic just south of Tishomingo. Traffic is detoured on SH-1/SH-22 through Ravia and US-177/SH-199.
SH-48A is narrowed to one lane and flagging crews are in place.
US-177 is closed north of Blackwell at the Chikaskia River Bridge
US-77 is closed south of Tonkawa at the Salt Fork Bridge.
SH-33 is closed three miles west of SH-74F.
US-81 is closed north of Kingfisher.
SH-54 is closed to through traffic just south of SH-9 near Gotebo. Traffic is detoured using SH-19 to US-183 to SH-55. This closure is expected to last into next week.
US-183 is closed north of Snyder.
US-270 is closed just south of the junction with US-271 between Wister and Heavener due to flooding at Wister Lake. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener.
SH-102 is closed at the SH-66 junction near Wellston
US-62 is closed at SH-102 east of Harrah
SH-39 is closed west of Purcell is closed
US-77 is closed at Walnut Creek in Purcell
SH-24 is closed at Washington
SH-199 is closed at the Ft. Washita bridge.
SH-16 is closed north and south of Beggs.
SH-31 is closed from 270 jct to Haywood and to SH-31A.
SH-63 is closed from Haileyville to Kiowa.
US-270 is closed from west of the Indian Nation Turnpike to Arpealer
US-69B is closed from McAlester north to SH-113
SH-102 is closed between I-40 and Tribbey
US-177 is closed at Hardesty Rd.
US-271 is closed south of Clayton, detour available on SH-2 from Antlers to Clayton.
SH-3 is closed between Antlers and Rattan at the Kiamichi River
SH-20 is closed between SH-11 and Harvard Ave.