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High water limits Lake Texoma fun

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Picnic tables are under water at Lake Texoma's Burns Run West campground. (KTEN) Picnic tables are under water at Lake Texoma's Burns Run West campground. (KTEN)

CARTWRIGHT, Okla. -- Would-be campers near Lake Texoma are having a hard time finding a place to pitch their tents.

Three campgrounds are already closed due to flooding. All the boat ramps at Lake Texoma -- except the ramp at the spillway -- are also closed.

More campgrounds and the only open boat ramp could be going offline soon as the big lake continues to rise.

"We had spots booked over at East Burns Run, and of course it's all flooded and closed down," said camper Amy Escamilla. "So last minute we looked to see what we could find here at West Burns, and that's where we're going to stay the next few days."

Lake Texoma is expected to rise to at least two more feet in the next eight days, but that could change depending on the amount of rainfall.

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