Chicken-Fried News: Weather weary 

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Someday, the polar ice caps will melt and we will be forced to flee to higher ground — possibly chased there by a huge wave like those poor souls in Deep Impact and The Day After Tomorrow — and leave Oklahoma’s plains of waving wheat to become mountain people, which could be a nice change of scenery for all the bearded hipsters running around Oklahoma City. (Hey, we’re trying to look on the bright side.)

Despite lawmaker Jim Inhofe’s anti-global warming snowball prank and his insistence that it’s all made up, most numbers don’t lie and water already is encroaching on our fair, sunshine-loving city.

According to Oklahoma Mesonet and KOCO.com, 2015 was Oklahoma City’s second-wettest year on record. It’s not exactly unexpected after the flooding in May and June, but it’s not fun to think about.

KOCO.com reported total rainfall in the state was at 55.06 inches through Dec. 29, beating 2013’s record of 52.78 inches.

An enterprising Oklahoman needs to invent rain boots that are also good for climbing before we’re set upon by the weather apocalypse and someone decides to make another disaster movie about us.

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