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Oklahoma governor seeks federal storm disaster declaration


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is asking for a federal disaster declaration as a result of storms that struck the state in April.

Fallin said Tuesday that her request is for 18 counties affected by storms that produced three tornadoes, flooding in eastern and central Oklahoma and snow in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

The governor said storm damage is estimated at $12.7 million.

The counties included in the request are Adair, Beaver, Caddo, Cherokee, Cimarron, Craig, Delaware, Haskell, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Mayes, Muskogee, Ottawa, Pittsburg, Sequoyah, Texas and Washita.


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