The state of Oklahoma has been in desperate need of rain. Twenty percent of our state is currently in the "exceptional drought" category (the driest classification). Another sixteen percent is in the "extreme drought" category (second driest classification). In recent weeks wildfires have devoured large portions of western Oklahoma. More than 350,000 acres have been burned with some flames reaching as high as 70 feet.
Today, however, is a day of relief. Rain is marching through the entire state. From west to east, a line of showers is slowly marching across the land