© 2022 Public Radio Tulsa
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK 74104
(918) 631-2577

A listener-supported service of The University of Tulsa
PRT Header Color
classical 88.7 | public radio 89.5
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Local & Regional

The Drought (in some form) is Back

drought_map.png
U.S. Drought Monitor
/

86 percent of Oklahoma is in some sort of drought condition. That word  is from the U.S. Drought Monitor. The latest map shows the Tulsa area in abnormally dry conditions.

The lack of substantial rainfall, coupled with a warmer than normal November has left the ground without a lot of moisture. Gusty winds and dry vegetation could lead to a wild fire threat later this week.

In December of last year, Oklahoma experienced wide spread flooding.