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To develop a state flood plan, Oklahoma officials seek better understanding of community flooding hazards
In 2019, a bevy of severe thunderstorms hit the Tulsa area and waters rose in Keystone Lake. The Army Corps of Engineers had to release water from the Keystone Dam, overwhelming the banks of the Arkansas River. The resulting floods cost the city of Tulsa $12.3 million in repairs, according to reporting from the Tulsa World. That doesn’t include damage to homes and businesses.
The Oklahoma Music Minute features musicians and bands from across the state, in hopes you'll discover your next favorite musician. Chelsea Days are from Oklahoma City. Find more of their music at instagram.com/chelseadaysband. Tuesday, September 27. John Fullbright is from Bearden and Tulsa. Find more of their music at johnfullbrightmusic.com.
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