Oklahoma’s drought conditions prompt governor to declare emergency
Prolonged drought forces governor to declare state of emergency for all of Oklahoma’s 77 counties. Most counties are under a burn ban as fire dangers increase.
Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency Monday as dry conditions combined with triple-digit temperatures bake Oklahoma with no end in sight.
The hot, arid conditions have increased fire danger across the state. Temperatures are expected to continue to reach at least 100 degrees in the Oklahoma City metro area for the next several...
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