He said that rain gauges measured levels of .85 inches and .51 inches, in the north part of Durant and Calera, respectively. He also said that the winds reached up to speeds of 35 miles per hour at the Emergency Management Center and 57 miles per hour at the Multi-Sports Complex.
Eppler said that there shouldn’t be any severe weather today, but “but it could pick up again tonight.”
Emergency Management Director James Dalton previously stressed that the most important thing is for people to remain “weather aware.”
“Figure out the weather forecast for the day in the morning,” he said.
He also encourages residents to sign up for Emergency Management’s Blackboard Connect system. If there is any kind of weather warnings, the system will alert you through cellphone, text messaging or email. To sign up for alerts, please visit www.durantemergencyMGT.org or find Durant/Bryan County Emergency Management on Facebook.
You can also visit the Emergency Management websites for links to other weather websites, such as the Storm Prediction Center in Norman.