Incredible Video: Residents Attempt to Swim to Safety in Oklahoma City | NECN

Incredible Video: Residents Attempt to Swim to Safety in Oklahoma City

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    (NECN/KWTV/AP) - Officials have been going door-to-door in
    one Oklahoma City neighborhood, asking people to leave their homes
    while inspectors look at a nearby dam.
         
    Officials say rising water has been creeping toward the top of
    the dam, as the city gets anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of rain an
    hour.


         
    It brought flash flooding across the Oklahoma city area,
    stranding motorists on their morning commutes. Three interstate
    highways were closed, and there were at least a half-dozen rescues.

    In this video, you can see a young woman attempting to swim to safety, clinging on to trees.

    *Material from The Associated Press used in this report*