Wildfires Are Raging Through Oklahoma And Are Devastating Parts Of The State

In Oklahoma, we’re no stranger to intense weather and natural disasters. This week we were reminded of one of the several dangers that we face as Sooner State residents: wildfires. With over 20 counties in our state having declared a State of Emergency, here’s the latest information on the scorching disaster at hand.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Below you can see the latest weather watches and red flag warnings according to the National Weather Service:

To keep yourself safe and to stay up to date on what’s happening in Oklahoma, check out helpful resources like the Oklahoma Forestry Services website where you can find the state Fire Situation Report and other useful information. As always, please be safe and feel free to share any information you know in the comments section.