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Gov. Fallin declares state of emergency for Oklahoma after tornadoes, rain

Posted: 3:33 PM, Oct 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-09 20:44:04Z

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency for the entire state for tornadoes, rains and straight-line winds that have hit the state since Oct. 5.

Damage from tornadoes has been reported in northeastern Oklahoma, as well as Midwest City. 

The order allows state agencies to make purchases related to disaster relief for 30 days.

The order goes for all 77 counties in the state.

Fallin also noted in a news release that there is a possibility for more rain and severe weather in the state this weekend.

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