Quote of the Day | June 28, 2019

“We do know that heavy precipitation events, more intense precipitation events, have been increasing over time. And that is expected to continue to increase as we warm the atmosphere.”

-State Climatologist Gary McManus, speaking about increasing pressure from climate change on Oklahoma dams, most of which have have met or exceeded their 50-year design life [State Impact Oklahoma]


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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