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In Payne County, home to 82,000 people, emergency responders have conducted more than 30 water rescues, the board of commissioners said in a news release. Between 6 and 8 inches of rain fell Monday, officials said.
Floodwater closed parts of Interstate 40 in Canadian County, just west of Oklahoma City, after storms hit late Monday and early Tuesday.
In that county, high water was lapping up against homes in a rural area near the community of El Reno on Tuesday morning, and fire departments' swift water rescue teams were using boats to take residents to drier land.
Violent tornadoes across Texas and Oklahoma on Sunday, destroying millions of dollars in property.
Monday, Texas officials signed a disaster declaration after an EF2 left some homes barely standing.
For the first time in two years, forecasters have issued their most dire warning for the risk of catastrophic tornadoes.
The target: parts of the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma, which is also marking the sixth anniversary of a tornado that pulverized the city of Moore, killing 24 people.
Over 2 million people are in harm's way as the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center issued a threat level 5 out of 5 for violent tornadoes Monday. "This event should result in a significant threat to life and property," the Storm Prediction Center said.