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The flood took place October 10 and 11 of 1973 and is known as the “Enid Flood”. An intense thunderstorm stalled over Enid for several hours. This storm produced the greatest urban rainfall on record in Oklahoma. Rainfall accumulations were 15 to 20 inches within a 100 square mile area. A recorded 2 inches fell in 3 hours. Read more details about the 1973 flood here.
Here’s a great discussion about the ’73 Enid flood on Facebook.
More stories and more photos coming….
This page is an example of what we are trying to do with the Enid Buzz Project.
1973 ENID FLOOD PAGE SPONSORS: Richard & Ed Galbraith
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