Heavy Flooding in El Reno
Updates as of 4 pm Wednesday May 22nd
The North Canadian River, as stated by experts, has crest from the heavy flooding. Lake El Reno has also steadied and is expected to gradually go down, depending on the rain that is forecast this weekend. Although the lake has steadied, the levels are still high and the lake will remain closed throughout the weekend.
The Red Cross temporary shelter at the Jenks Annex building is now closed.
DO NOT DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES!!
Even though you may not be able to see water past the barracades, the area still may not be safe to travel on.