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38 percent of Oklahoma remains in some stage of drought

by Bryan Painter Published: January 10, 2014
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U.S. Drought Monitor forOklahoma

 

January 7, 2014
(Released Thursday January 9, 2014)
Valid 7 a.m. Eastern
Statistics type:

 

Drought Condition (Percent Area):
Week Date Nothing D0-D4 D1-D4 D2-D4 D3-D4 D4
Current 1/7/2014 50.84 49.16 38.17 18.99 4.84 2.40
Last Week 12/31/2013 50.84 49.16 38.17 18.99 4.84 2.40
3 Months Ago 10/8/2013 22.70 77.30 42.81 18.12 4.42 1.45
Start of Calendar Year 12/31/2013 50.84 49.16 38.17 18.99 4.84 2.40
Start of Water Year 10/1/2013 21.74 78.26 43.00 17.62 4.42 1.45
One Year Ago 1/8/2013 0.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 94.89 37.06
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Intensity:

  • D0 – Abnormally Dry
  • D1 – Moderate Drought
  • D2 – Severe Drought
  • D3 – Extreme Drought
  • D4 – Exceptional Drought
 

The Drought Monitor focuses on broad-scale conditions. Local conditions may vary.

Author:

  • Mark Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center

by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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