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OKG Newsletter

Topic: drought

About that drought …

Recent rains are just a drop in the bucket.


Carol Cole-Frowe
The recent rains are appreciated, but it’s just a drop in a very big bucket. About 80 percent of the state, including Central Oklahoma, continues to be in a persistent, expansive, “extreme” drought.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Make like a tree and ...

As much as 10 percent of Oklahoma's tree population is likely lost due to drought.


Phil Bacharach
Oklahoma's drought has wreaked havoc on the state's tree population, with forestry officials estimating that as much as 10 percent of the tree population is likely dead.
Monday, January 9, 2012

Being rational

OKC begins water rationing in the wake of extreme temps and ongoing drought.


Clifton Adcock
City officials announced today that it has implemented a mandatory odd/even watering program in Oklahoma City, effective immediately.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Autumn scenes

The drought will dull fall foliage displays, but OKC still boasts some great spots to celebrate fall.


Kevan Goff-Parker
Instead of the spicy-mustards, chili-reds and burnt-orange arrays of vibrantly hued leaves that usually adorn Oklahoma City trees in the fall, this summer’s drought is likely to leave local trees bare or their leaves brown as early defoliation takes its toll.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

CFN Headline of the Week


Gazette staff
“Sandy Not Helping Oklahoma’s Drought Situation"
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Water matters

OKC enacts outdoor water rationing for residents and businesses.


Clifton Adcock
The City of Oklahoma City announced today that it is implementing mandatory water conservation measures, effective immediately.
Thursday, January 17, 2013

Water woes

Norman officials search for help in the wake of low water-supply levels.


Carol Cole-Frowe
The deepening drought has Central Oklahoma cities scrambling to manage the water they have.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013