Tulsa, OK – The Army Corp of Engineers turns up more Blue-Green Algae. The Corp's Ross Adkins says the Gentry Cove area is now infected on Lake Eufaula. The Corp is urging people to stay out of the water in that area.
Adkins says they continue to monitor all of the Corp lakes. The Taylor Ferry Swim Beach on Fort Gibson Lake remains closed because of high concentrations of the algae.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. toll road stickers trouble for some drivers
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) New toll-road tags distributed among patrons of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority are proving troublesome for a handful of drivers.
The OTA has had to replace six times the number of tags they expected to replace as drivers switch from a hard-case toll tag to a windshield sticker. Spokesman Jack Damrill tells The Oklahoman some drivers applied the stickers to their dashboard, where a scanner cannot read it.
Oklahoma City, OK – Numerous buildings within the State Capitol Complex will be closed today due to water main breaks in Oklahoma City's water lines resulting in reduced water pressure in the capitol complex, the Director of the Department of Central Services (DCS), John Richard announced. Affected state buildings do not have enough water pressure to operate air cooling systems or restroom facilities. In addition, computer system capabilities of some state agencies are limited due to the extreme heat.