Video: Recent flood ranks in top 10

Video: Recent flood ranks in top 10

With heavy rains in the month of May, the Cottonwood Creek on Guthrie’s west side came out of its banks and across Noble Ave. (Highway 33). In the last 30 days, Guthrie has officially picked up 13.52 inches of rain, but several local rain gauges have shown over 16 inches of rain. The Cottonwood Creek […]

List of road closings due to flood waters

List of road closings due to flood waters

Here is a list of some of the road closures due to flooding: US-77 is closed north of SH-74C near Guthrie. SH-74F is closed between Cashion and SH-33 due to pavement damage. Division and College Ave. Mineral Wells Park Do not go around barricades and do not drive into water.

Guthrie Public Schools closing Monday due to severe weather threat

Guthrie Public Schools closing Monday due to severe weather threat

Several school districts, including Guthrie Public Schools, have canceled classes for Monday because of the threat of severe storms expected to move across Oklahoma. Officials from Guthrie Public Schools, Oklahoma City Public Schools, Moore Public Schools, Norman Public Schools, Yukon Public Schools, Mid-Del Schools, Deer Creek Public Schools, Western Heights Public Schools and Mustang Public Schools have canceled classes for Monday. Despite missing Monday and […]

Cimarron River expected to come out of its banks

Cimarron River expected to come out of its banks

Officials are projecting the Cimarron River will go into flood stage on Wednesday evening. Guthrie Fire Chief Eric Harlow says the flooding event could take place between 6-7 p.m. and crest at 22 feet possibly at 7 a.m. in Thursday. “This will most likely necessitate the closure of US 77 this evening from Dolese Road […]

Column: Hail season has arrived, is your home ready?

Column: Hail season has arrived, is your home ready?

By: Blake WimseySpecial to Guthrie News Page Blake Wimsey operates Foundation Insurance in downtown Guthrie With storm season officially upon us here in Oklahoma, here are some helpful tips to help get you (and your home) through the Spring. Have your roof checked Our roofs are the first line of defense against Oklahoma weather. Find a reputable roofer […]

Overnight freezing drizzle causes several accidents, school closings

Overnight freezing drizzle causes several accidents, school closings

Roadways across Logan County became hazardous due to freezing drizzle and dropping temperatures early Wednesday morning. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office and Guthrie Fire Department began responding to several accidents on Interstate 35 and county roads shortly after 3 a.m. The first of many accidents took place on the Cimarron River bridge on I-35 near […]

First snow of the season whitens Guthrie

First snow of the season whitens Guthrie

With temperatures below freezing on Monday, the first snow of the season gave Guthrie a white Christmas appearance. The white flakes began falling early Monday and continued well into the afternoon. The white-out look will not last long with temperatures expected to rise back in the 50’s and 60’s by the end of the week. […]

Are you ready for storm season?

Are you ready for storm season?

By John D. Doak Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner   Whether you’ve lived in Oklahoma all your life or you are new to the area, storm season must be taken seriously. Preparing before the sirens sound is the best way to protect your family and your property. The following tips will help you get ready for tornado […]

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