Monday, 08 February 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Monday
Low  25°
High 48°
Tuesday
Low  28°
High 58°
Wednesday
Low  33°
High 70°
Thursday
Low  31°
High 64°
Friday
Low  30°
High 66°
Saturday
Low  33°
High 56°
Sunday
Low  32°
High 59°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 28°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Drought Continues in Western Panhandle
10/15/2013

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a drought emergency for parts of southwestern Oklahoma and a portion of the far western Panhandle.
 
     Despite recent rainfall across much of Oklahoma, information released Tuesday by the U.S. Drought Monitor indicates extreme-to-exceptional drought conditions in the western part of the state. The counties included in the drought emergency are Jackson, Tillman, Greer, Harmon and Texas.
 
     Fallin says the five counties have faced three straight years of unrelenting drought. The governor says it's not merely an inconvenience and that many residents have experienced real economic hardship.
 
     Fallin says state funds are being made available to provide drought assistance in the affected counties. Oklahoma's new Emergency Drought Relief Fund, created last year, includes grant funding for drought mitigation projects.

 

© AP
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Liberal Woman Injured In Kearney County Accident
2 Vehicle Accident Sends Man To Wichita Hospital
Title Up For Grabs In 67th Annual Pancake Race
Residential Fire Keeps Liberal Firefighters Busy
Men's Pacer Race Field Is Full
Bee Jays Tab Former Cub as their Manager
Co-Op Heroes Receive Power and Hope Award
Kansas Law Limits Options for College Name
Board Taps Local Talent to Emcee Talent Show
Pancake Day Festivities Begin Saturday
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Amparan Crowned New Miss Liberal
2016 Pancake Day Parade Results
2016 Pancake Day Talent Show Winners
Last Place Cloud Sinks Saints
Lady Saints Shoot Blanks in Concordia
2016 Pancake Day Eating, Flipping Results
Green Leads Liberal Over Great Bend
Great Bend Rallies Past Liberal Girls
Friday's Scores
Saints Baseball Comeback Cut Short in Dallas
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2016 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group