Tuesday, July 31, 2012

State of Emergency declared due to drought‎ in Oklahoma

Governor Mary Fallin has declared a State of Emergency due to the drought conditions in Oklahoma. All 77 counties in the Sooner State are included in the State of Emergency.

KWTV Channel 9 News in Oklahoma City also reported on July 30 that the State of Emergency allows state agency to make emergency purchases related to the drought. The State of Emergency lasts for 30 days and can be changed due to the current conditions.

There have been several wildfires in Oklahoma in the past few days. These wildfires contributed to Governor Fallen’s decision to declare a State of Emergency for Oklahoma. Some of the wildfires are still burning. Read More