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Oklahoma No Longer Seeing Red in U.S. Drought Monitor Report

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:53:00 CDT

Oklahoma No Longer Seeing Red in U.S. Drought Monitor Report
   

Oklahoma’s drought continues to disintegrate from this spring’s heavy rains. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor report has none of state classified as extreme or exceptional drought, something Oklahoma hasn’t seen since March 8, 2011.


The latest report shows the state continues to show recovery from the latest drought. This week nearly have of the state did not receive a drought classification across much of central and eastern Oklahoma. Meanwhile the western half of the state continues to try to shake off the drought. The latest report shows eight percent abnormally dry, nearly 33 percent of the state remains in moderate drought across the Panhandle and western counties and almost nine percent remains in severe drought across the north central part of the state.


The Mesonet rainfall map shows how plentiful moisture has been received over the last 30 days. Weather stations recorded five plus inches in the Panhandle to over 19 inches in the south central part of the state. The weather forecast for the Memorial Day weekend looks to be wet with several inches being forecasted between now and Thursday, May 28th.


Oklahoma No Longer Seeing Red in U.S. Drought Monitor Report
   

Oklahoma No Longer Seeing Red in U.S. Drought Monitor Report
   




 

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