Gov. Mary Fallin Requests Disaster Declaration For December Storm

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 11:47 am
By: News 9

Governor Mary Fallin has requested a disaster declaration for 41 counties impacted by the Christmas weekend flooding, ice and sleet.

The storm began on December 26, and is blamed for 104 injuries and four deaths across the state. It also resulted in more than 200,000 Oklahomans to be without power.

Preliminary assessments indicate 108 homes were destroyed and 99 others were damaged. The damage is estimated to be $48 million dollars.