Oklahoma Governor Declares State of Emergency after Weekend Tornadoes, Storms
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency Wednesday for four counties in the state.
I've declared a state of emergency for 4 counties due to tornadoes and severe storms that occurred last weekend. https://t.co/OIBPk3T3eV
— Governor Mary Fallin (@GovMaryFallin) August 9, 2017
Those counties included are Mayes, Rogers, Tulsa and Wagoner.
The state of emergency was issued due to the tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding that happened on August 5 and 6.
Thirteen people were injured and more than 170 businesses and homes were damaged from the storms.