The month of May had one of the highest rainfall totals in Oklahoma and Texas.
May 2015 was the wettest month on record in Oklahoma City.
Fortunately for the Southern states, the pattern has taken a turn toward dry and should remain that way for the next few days.
However, the Climate Prediction Center’s one- and three-month outlook call for wetter-than-average conditions across the South and Southeast as El Niño builds, which means Texas and Oklahoma might not be out of the woods just yet. (http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2015/06/01/record-breaking-may-rainfall-in-texas-and-oklahoma-by-the-numbers/)
Any time there is heavy rain in your area, be sure to follow these simple safety rules:
These four words could save your life: TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN.