Oklahoma Wildfires: Governor Modifies Burn Ban

🕔Apr 26, 2018Due to significant rainfall across the state, Governor Mary Fallin today issued a proclamation reducing the number of counties included in the burn ban from 36 to 14. This change […]

Texas Field Reports: Hay Producers Should Hold Fertilizer Until Temps Rise

🕔Apr 17, 2018Warm-season grasses are breaking dormancy but not actively growing yet in many parts of the state, so producers should hold the fertilizer, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.  […]

Oklahoma: Historic Wildfire Conditions Expected

🕔Apr 16, 2018Oklahomans are being warned to expect extreme wildfire danger in the western part of the state on Tuesday.  Officials with the Oklahoma Forestry Services anticipate conditions that supersede those experienced last […]

Oklahoma Wildfires: Progress Controlling Large Fires; Risk Remains High

🕔Apr 16, 2018Moderate humidity recovery and light winds across western Oklahoma overnight allowed some progress on the on-going large fires. Fire danger across the western half of the state will remain very […]

Oklahoma: Numerous Fires Burning in the West, Situation Not Improving

🕔Apr 13, 2018The fire environment unfortunately lived up to the forecast and predictions yesterday with significant fire activity in Oklahoma. Very strong burning conditions in western Oklahoma during the overnight hours on […]

Oklahoma: Wildfires, Drought – 52 Counties in State of Emergency

🕔Apr 13, 2018Governor Mary Fallin today declared a state of emergency for 52 counties due to wildfires that began Thursday, April 12, and ongoing drought conditions.  More than 200,000 acres have burned […]

Western Oklahoma Braces for Extreme Fire Danger

🕔Apr 11, 2018Officials with Oklahoma Forestry Services are preparing for potentially extreme fire danger in western Oklahoma Thursday and Friday. Current fire weather forecast is also calling for elevated fire danger across the remainder of […]

Oklahoma: Firefighting Resources Reduced As Fire Danger Improves

🕔Apr 9, 2018The combination of extremely dry fuels and anticipated weather conditions prompted the need for additional resources to assist Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS) and firefighters across the state with wildland fire […]

Oklahoma: Wildfire Risk Advisory Extended

🕔Mar 20, 2018Continued dangerous fire behavior conditions prompt interagency wildland personnel to extend the Fuels and Fire Behavior Advisory, issued on March 7, through April 4, 2018.  Sunday’s weather pattern provided only […]

Oklahoma: Extreme Wildfire Risk Calls in Firefighters from Out of State

🕔Mar 16, 2018Given the current and predicted fire danger, Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS) activated the South-Central Forest Fire Compact and ordered additional wildland firefighting resources from across the southeastern US.  Fire danger […]

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