Much of eastern Oklahoma received rainfall last week which has enhanced the green up in wildland fuels. Unfortunately, very little, if any, precipitation has been received west of the I-44 corridor which will allow high to extreme fire danger to persist. Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS) reports that most of western Oklahoma has not seen rainfall in seven days with sizeable areas in excess of 25 days since significant moisture. According to Oklahoma Mesonet data, Roger Mills and Cimarron counties are in excess of 100 days without precipitation, resulting in ongoing fire danger.

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