The improvement can be attributed to recent rains across eastern Texoma (mainly east of I-44) where some counties dropped two categories, from the highest level 5 to 3 (one of those is Comanche County).
Unfortunately because the rainfall has been less in western Texoma 12 counties still remain in the highest level, 5 which is considered to "Exceptional."
At this time rainfall is not in the KFDX forecast and this week and next week traditional signal the end of
Here is the breakdown with counties that changed categories in bold & ital.
Stage 5 "Exceptional" (this is the highest level of drought)
State 3 "Severe"
- Palo Pinto
Here is the drought map for Oklahoma:
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