TULSA, Okla. - QUICK FACTS:
- Governor Mary Fallin declared state of emergency for 12 counties after severe storms and tornadoes Nov. 30.
I've declared a state of emergency for 12 counties due to severe storms, tornadoes and straight-line winds that occurred Friday, Nov. 30. https://t.co/69iUlBYuH2— Governor Mary Fallin (@GovMaryFallin) December 3, 2018
- The counties included in the governor's declaration are Adair, Cherokee, Delaware, Haskell, Johnston, Latimer, Le Flore, Muskogee, Pittsburg, Pushmataha, Sequoyah, and Tulsa.
- Under the governor's executive order, state agencies may make emergency purchases and acquisitions needed to get resources delivered to the areas. The declaration also marks a first step toward seeking federal assistance should it be necessary.
- The executive order is in effect for 30 days, and could be changed to include more counties if needed.
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