(Cushing, Okla.) — Payne County District 1 reported at 4 pm this afternoon that Highway 18 is CLOSED due to flooding.  The only alternate routes to get from Highway 51 to Highway 33 are Highway 99 or Highway 108. North Norfolk Road is also closed at the River Bridge near Yale.

Citizens are told NOT to go around barriers or to attempt driving through water.   It can be a matter of life and death.  Please take it seriously.