Between 2pm and 7pm ... Strong to Severe Thunderstorms are again possible Today as a Cold Front blows through Texoma … so please be “Weather Aware” this Afternoon. As the Front pushes East … along with the Afternoon Heating … Scattered Strong to Severe Thunderstorms will form with Large Hail, High Winds and Heavy Rain.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Winter storms that dumped ice and snow on Oklahoma during December have ranchers and farmers hopeful of an easing in drought conditions in the state - but each say more moisture is needed heading into 2014 to continue their current optimistic outlook for the year.
Cattle rancher Paul Schilberg in Clinton says well-timed rains in August combined with the December ice and snow have been enough to keep pastures green, but he says more rain is needed to fully refill dry ponds.
Wheat farmer David Gammill in Grandfield says the recent moisture is enough to maintain the wheat crop through February - but that spring rains will be needed to bring the crop to its full potential come harvest time in late May and early June.
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