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Tulsa Fire Department swamped during yesterday's storms

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Posted at 9:21 AM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 10:21:57-04

TULSA — In a Facebook post, the Tulsa Fire Department said they were swamped during yesterday's storms.

Fire officials said during the storms, which dumped about 4 inches of rain in an hour, firefighters received 906 emergency calls and responded to 120 calls in a 3-hour period.

The Oklahoma Mesonet posted that Tulsa received 4.75 inches of rain in a 24-hour period.

The Mesonet also posted the following cities received rain in a 24-hour time period:
- Jay: 3.05 inches
- Tahlequah: 2.78 inches
- Skiatook: 2.49 inches
- Pryor: 2.34 inches
- Inola: 1.48 inches
- Webbers Falls: 1.26 inches
- Talala: 1.14 inches
- Bixby: 1.03 inches

Several streets in Tulsa flooded during the storms yesterday, which had Tulsa officers and firefighters out in the community checking on cars, homes, and businesses.

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