Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Discusses the State of Emergency
In anticipation of a major ice storm, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin declared a State of Emergency in all 77 counties in Oklahoma.
Because of severe winter weather predicted for our state, I've declared a state of emergency for all 77 counties. https://t.co/EoWnz9wY1I
— Governor Mary Fallin (@GovMaryFallin) January 12, 2017
State of Emergency
- Frees up additional funding for preparation and response
- Lifts weight restriction for commercial vehicles to expedite response efforts
- National Guard on standby for assistance
Meteorologist Karissa Kloss talks with the Governor to break down what this all means for residents of Oklahoma:
This storm is expected to impact the Central U.S. in the coming days halting travel, taking out power and more.
For more information on this storm, click the link below: