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Need rain? Plan an outdoor festival!

Perhaps western Oklahoma and northern Texas should schedule some outdoor festivals and high school sporting events. Those two actions in tandem seem to fuel weather systems and generate rainfall. Five ethnic festivals are scheduled over the weekend in Tulsa alone, … Continue reading

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Crisis in America: Pumpkins and Puppies.

They’ll be rolling out the temporary FEMA trailers any moment: New England is in the midst of a weather crisis and there is a critical shortage of pumpkins. True. Here in the MidSouth, it is hard to generate any sympathy. … Continue reading

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114 predicted: Will it be downhill from here?

The predicted high in Tulsa for Wednesday is 114 degrees. At noon, the temperature was already at 103, while suburb Broken Arrow had topped 106. Water usage has exceeded record levels. Rogers County residents have been ordered to refrain from … Continue reading

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Drought reveals Columbia debris in Texas

As the drought across the MidSouth continues, receding waters from area lakes and ponds are giving up their treasures. In Nacogdoches, Texas, lower water levels in a local lake have revealed a piece of debris from the space shuttle Columbia. … Continue reading

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