OKLAHOMA CITY - Okla. Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for all 77 counties Monday as a result of this year's record temperatures.
“Extreme heat and dry conditions continue to affect the entire state,” Fallin said. “My administration will be ready to help provide whatever aid and assistance it can as Oklahoma communities work to cope with this drought.”
Under the Executive Order, state agencies are allowed to make purchases related to disaster relief and preparedness, and is an initial step toward seeking federal relief.
The state of emergency is a 30-day order with the possibility to extend based on further conditions.
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