• Drought conditions appearing in Green Country

    By: Megan McClellan

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    • Drought conditions getting worse with little to no rain
    • Exceptional drought remains in western Oklahoma
    • Severe drought in Pawnee and Osage counties

    As the heat settles in and our rain chances start to diminish, the drought monitor for the state of Oklahoma is getting worse.

    Through the end of May and first part of June the abnormally dry category was only in about twenty percent of the state, but within the last week, that number has jumped up to thirty percent!

    Western Oklahoma has seen some rain while other parts of the state hasn't. In the last week, the exceptional drought category (the worst one) has decreased by four percent along with the other drought categories decreasing.

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