UPDATE: The Arkoma Emergency Manager said that OG+E has rerouted power and sandbagged their transfer station, so they are no longer advising power outages today (May 27).
LEFLORE COUNTY, Okla. — The LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office reports that power outages are to be expected for Arkoma beginning tomorrow.
First Street in Fort Coffee will likely be underwater by tomorrow morning. Residents occupying about four homes refuse to leave.
Water rescues are expected.
LeFlore county crews have performed two water rescues today to help people out of their homes just outside of Spiro according to the sheriff.
The water had yet to reach their homes, but the residents were about to be surrounded and stranded.