Emergency Management News

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Drought Talk Scheduled in #AltusOK

Gary McManus with the Oklahoma Climatological Survey is set to return to the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W Tamarack February 26 for a 1 p.m. briefing on the drought in the area.

"Mr. McManus will be providing the current picture of the drought to area residents," said Lloyd Colston, Altus Emergency Management director.

The Drought Monitor  ... http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?OK ... continues to show the area remains in an Exceptional Drought which has been firmly in place for a number of months.  

McManus has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma. As a climatologist, McManus studies long-term weather statistics for the Oklahoma Climatological Survey.

The briefing is a free public service provided by local emergency managers.

For more information, individuals may call Wayne Cain, Jackson County emergency manager at 5804820229 or Colston at 5804812260 or visit http://altusem.blogspot.com on the Internet.

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