Severe flooding continues in Tulsa and the surrounding area.

Sustained heavy rainfall across northeastern Oklahoma prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to increase the flow of water from the Keystone Dam to 250,000 cubic feet per second on Thursday. 

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Tom joined the Tulsa World in 1988 after being an intern and graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma. He lived in Saudi Arabia before graduating from Broken Arrow High School. He is married to Karen Gilbert and his three grown children.