Emergency Crews Scramble in OK, TX

Emergency crews scrambled late Saturday to help residents of Oklahoma City cope with record-breaking rains, carrying out 48 flooding rescues.
And in the town of Claremore, near Tulsa, a firefighter died while attempting a high-water rescue, said local emergency manager Thomas Hudson.
Residents of several Oklahoma City neighborhoods called 911 to report flooded homes, and more heavy rain poured down overnight.
Oklahoma City experienced the wettest month it has ever recorded as rain continued to fall, according to CNN meteorologist Sean Morris.
By late Saturday, 3.15 inches had drenched the city, bringing the total for the month to 17.61 inches.



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