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  1. Latest Oklahoma High-Water Road ClosingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... along Oklahoma Turnpikes, call the OTA at 877-403-7623 or go to www.pikepass.com . US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. US-70 is closed at the ...

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  2. ODOT Monitoring Flooding, Highway ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... crews will clean up the area and assess the road surface before reopening it to traffic. US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. This closure will ...

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  3. Flooding closes several Oklahoma highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... of potential damage. Traffic is detoured on SH-1/SH-22 through Ravia and US-177/SH-199. US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. This closure will ...

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  4. ODOT Monitoring Highway FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... of potential damage. Traffic is detoured on SH-1/SH-22 through Ravia and US-177/SH-199. US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. This closure will ...

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  5. Business destroyed by fire was set for Sheriff's Sale same dayRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Poor Boy Livestock Auction in Wister was destroyed by fire early Tuesday [June 2] morning. Wister, Fanshawe and Poteau Fire Departments all responded to the blaze.

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  6. Poor Boy Livestock destroyed by fireRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Poor Boy Livestock Auction in Wister was destroyed by fire early Tuesday [June 2] morning. Wister, Fanshawe and Poteau Fire Departments all responded to the blaze.

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  7. Latest on highway closures due to floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... south of Yanush. Detour is US-271 from the Clayton Y north through Tuskahoma and Albion. US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. US-259 at the Red ...

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  8. Roosevelt Bridge closesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... is detoured using SH-19 to US-183 to SH-55. This closure is expected to last into next week. US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. US-259 at the Red ...

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  9. ODOT Updates On Latest OK Highway Closures Due To FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... is detoured using SH-19 to US-183 to SH-55. This closure is expected to last into next week. US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. US-259 at the Red ...

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  10. Rain leads to dangerous levels at Lake WisterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | 4029TV.com

    HE CONTINUES LOCAL TEAM COVERAGE. BRAD: THE FLOOD WATERS HAVE NOW RECEDED, AND THAT MEANS THAT NEIGHBORS WHO LIVE A WAYS DOWN THE ROAD HERE ALONG HIGHWAY 270 HAVE AN EASY WAY BACK INTO WISTER AGAIN.

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  11. Roads closed in Leflore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | 4029TV.com

    ... ROADS ARE STILL UNDER WATER. BRAD AROUND A FOOT OR MORE OF : FLOOD WATERS STILL REMAINS ON PART OF THIS ROAD NEAR WISTER DAM. NOW AS RED CROSS VOLUNTEERS MOVE IN TO HELP, THEY SAY THERE'S STILL MANY SPOTS THAT YOU CAN'T GET TO YET. THE ONLY THING WE ...

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  12. ODOT Current Highway ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... is detoured using SH-19 to US-183 to SH-55. This closure is expected to last into next week. US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. SH-11 is closed ...

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  13. Floods closed dozens of roads in four countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | 4029TV.com

    The following roads are closed in LeFlore County due to flooding: Highway 82 North, west of Talihina, Gilmore Road north of Highway 83, Sumler Road, Fairfiew Road, 212th Avenue, Huntubby Road at Blackford, Williams Road, Hudson Corner and Highway 9, Lower Dam Road near Fisherman's Corner, Highway 270 and the Arkansas State Line, Central Street between 2nd Street and Short Street Fort Coffee, Hodgen Road going to Huntubby, Old Highway 112 on the Poteau side, Welch Loop, Yellow Spring Road, Highland Road on the Aes and Spiro side, and Turner Loop Summerfield. The following roads are closed in Wister: Nobles Road south of 250th Street, and Pocahontas Road.

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  14. Some Oklahoma Roads Remain Closed Tuesday Morning Due To Flooding, DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... is detoured using SH-19 to US-183 to SH-55. This closure is expected to last into next week. US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. Officials urge ...

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  15. Tree Traps Poteau Woman In Storm ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... From fallen power lines to uprooted trees, resident Bruce Kelley said his barn and home are destroyed. "We were in Wister when it happened," he said. "We weren't here. A neighbor called us and told us what happened so we came down to check it out." ...

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  16. Voluntary evacuations in WisterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    According to LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale, the residents of about 50 homes near Caston Creek and in the Ward and Pocohantas areas near Wister Lake are being asked to evacuate [May 25 at 1 p.m.]. Seale said the evacuations are voluntary and are being requested before a potential of another 3 inches of rain arrive this evening.

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  17. Voluntary Evacuation Order Issued For Wister Lake ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Officials say Wister Lake is continuing to rise, and additional flooding is expected for the Wister Lake area and Caston Creek corridor just outside of Wister. The voluntary evacuation order applies to homes and businesses along U.S. 270 from Pocahontas Road to Lake Wister State Park, according to a news release from LeFlore County Emergency Management.

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  18. Sheriff: Evacuate areas near Wister LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | 4029TV.com

    The Leflore County Sheriff is asking residents of areas near Wister Lake to evacuate ahead of more expected rainfall Monday. Residents in the Caston Creek and in the Ward and Pocahontas areas are asked to leave, according to Sheriff Rob Seale.

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  19. ODOT Updates On Oklahoma Road Closures Due To FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... is detoured using SH-19 to US-183 to SH-55. This closure is expected to last into next week. US-270 is closed between Wister and Heavener and US-271 at Wister. Signs are in place and traffic will be detoured to Poteau and Heavener. ODOT officials ...

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  20. Flooding deaths prompt water safety warnings in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... dangers. Callee Donaho's daughter Eden, now 3, plays with her grandfather Dennis "Dink" Donaho on Easter in 2012 in Wister. Dennis Donaho, 60, was swept away by floodwaters May 11. Photo provided Photo Provided - Photo Provided But what Donaho said ...

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