A flash flood warning created high-water hazards on streets in and around Sand Springs on Monday.
North of Sand Springs, the Shell Creek Dam raised above the spillway, which is an unusual occurrence, said Frank Weigle with the public works department.
The spillway at Shell Creek Dam sits at an elevation of 725 feet above sea level.
Rain on Monday elevated Shell Creek Lake to about 727 feet, according to a reading taken at 3 p.m.
On Tuesday, the lake level reading decreased between 14 inches and 15 inches, to just below 726 feet.
The National Weather Service reported rainfall of about 3 inches between Monday and Tuesday morning at Tulsa International Airport, said a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Tulsa.
Meanwhile, Skiatook received 3.23 inches and Oilton, which received about an inch Tuesday morning, experienced 5.53 inches of rainfall since Monday morning.