Extreme heat affecting westerrn Oklahoma towns - Photo Gallery 7/41

Wes Sander, cattle rancher, looks at a small pool of water on his land just outside the Woodward town limits on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Lack of rain and a string of days when temperatures exceeded 100 degrees have created extreme conditions for farmers, ranchers and citizens of many communities in western Oklahoma. by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman.