Summer 2012 included wildfires and stretches of record extreme heat

A repeat of drought compounded the issues, said Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management Director Albert Ashwood.

BY BRYAN PAINTER Published: August 31, 2012

The summer of 2012 will be remembered as very hot at times and, for most, very dry all the time.

Albert Ashwood, Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management director, reflected on the last three months as “a very, very dangerous summer for all of us.”

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