Tulsa police: Beware of dangerous animals found in floodwaters

Tulsa police: Beware of dangerous animals found in floodwaters

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa police put out a warning on their Facebook page Saturday as floodwaters rise in the Tulsa area.

We were just informed that Water Moccasins have been found in flood waters, please take extra precautions. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agkistrodon_piscivorus #2019tulsaflood

Posted by Tulsa Police Department on Saturday, May 25, 2019
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Several dangerous animals could be found in floodwaters -- as well as other potentially toxic debris.

Mayor G.T. Bynum reminded residents at a news conference Friday not to allow children (or other adults) swim or play in the floodwater:

VIDEO: Mayor Bynum warning about kids playing in floodwaters

NEW VIDEO: Mayor Bynum is warning parents to stop allowing their children to play in Tulsa's rising floodwaters. "You outta be ashamed of yourself." FLOODING UPDATES >>> http://bit.ly/2JxHSgi

Posted by FOX23 News on Friday, May 24, 2019