Even with the recent rains multiple counties continue to see drought intensify and no location has seen drought conditions improve. This indicates that a large amount of rain over a prolonged period of time is needed to bring substantial relief. The best scenario would be a long lasting, multiple day event, of light to moderate rain. In some scientific circles folks are beginning to focus on the hope of a potential tropical system to bring us the relief we need.
At this time there is no significant rainfall in the KFDX local forecast. Let's continue to pray that changes.
Here is the breakdown with counties that changed categories in bold & ital.
Stage 5 "Exceptional" (this is the highest level of drought)
- Palo Pinto
State 3 "Severe"
Here is the drought map for Oklahoma:
Here is the drought map for Texoma:
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