Heavy rains are flooding streets and prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through.

The National Weather Service reports up to 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday in the western part of the Oklahoma City area. Flash flood warnings were issued for Watonga, Okeene and Canton northwest of the metro.

Oklahoma City firefighters reported rescuing stranded motorists in at least a dozen different spots as rain flooded roadways.

Traffic gets backed up on I-44 as flood waters overtake the exit to westbound I-40 in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP)
Traffic gets backed up on I-44 as flood waters overtake the exit to westbound I-40 in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP)

This latest band of storms follows bouts of severe weather that killed at least six people in Oklahoma, including two when a tornado ripped through a mobile home park in El Reno. Flooding along the Arkansas River swamped homes and businesses in the Tulsa area and downriver into Arkansas.

Oklahoma City firefighters rescue a woman who climbed to the roof of her car as waters on S. May Avenue rose during heavy rain Thursday,  June 6, 2019. City officials say around 600 Tulsa County homes and business were inundated during last week's historic flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman via AP)
Oklahoma City firefighters rescue a woman who climbed to the roof of her car as waters on S. May Avenue rose during heavy rain Thursday, June 6, 2019. City officials say around 600 Tulsa County homes and business were inundated during last week’s historic flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman via AP)
Heavy rains overwhelmed stormwater drainage systems and caused flooded streets, requiring high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through the metro area Thursday, June 6, 2019, in the western part of the Oklahoma City area. City officials say around 600 Tulsa County homes and business were inundated during last week's historic flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman via AP)
Heavy rains overwhelmed stormwater drainage systems and caused flooded streets, requiring high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through the metro area Thursday, June 6, 2019, in the western part of the Oklahoma City area. City officials say around 600 Tulsa County homes and business were inundated during last week’s historic flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman via AP)

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