Rooftop Rescues Follow Flooding in Oklahoma The remnants of Tropical Storm Erin continue to cause problems in the Midwest. Six people died in Oklahoma — where flooding has gotten worse. In Guthrie, officials used helicopters to rescue people from roofs and canceled the first day of school.
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Rooftop Rescues Follow Flooding in Oklahoma

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Rooftop Rescues Follow Flooding in Oklahoma

Rooftop Rescues Follow Flooding in Oklahoma

Rooftop Rescues Follow Flooding in Oklahoma

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As Hurricane Dean bears down on Mexico, the remnants of Tropical Storm Erin continue to cause problems in the Midwest. Thirteen people have died from Texas to Minnesota.

Six people died in Oklahoma — where flooding has gotten worse; several rivers around the state were set to crest Monday.

In Guthrie, officials have used helicopters to rescue people from roofs and have canceled the first day of school.

Scott Gurian of member station KGOU reports.

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