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A Rainbow over Oklahoma City pops up.

Gov. Kevin Stitt is working to have it declared illegal to protect children from "woke weather"
Gov. Kevin Still announced an investigation into at least 15 tornadoes that hit Oklahoma on Wednesday night.

They're suspected of being part of a possible immoral gang because they all turned counterclockwise.

"They're obviously connected," he said.
"We're pretty sure they're all black or nearly black!" exclaimed Speaker Charles McCall, R-Atoka. "Not that that means anything or anything. Some of my best friends are black! I'm not racist. You're racist for thinking I'm racist!"

*Editors note: no questions had been asked yet
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True Color RGB images from @NOAASatellites #GOES16/#GOESeast showed large plumes of blowing #dust across parts of New Mexico, Texas ad Oklahoma on 22 Feb:;…; Note the brighter white plume originating from White Sands NM. #NMwx #TXwx #OKwx
...and here's a comparison of the blowing dust plumes as viewed using True Color RGB images from 3 satellites - @NOAASatellites #GOES18/#GOESwest, #GOES17 and #GOES16/#GOESeast:… #NMwx #TXwx #OKwx
This morning, evidence of the airborne dust (shades of tan) from NM/TX/OK could be seen in @NOAASatellites #GOES16/#GOESeast True Color RGB images over parts of #ILwx/#INwx/#OHwx/#MIwx/#KYwx:;…;
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Posted up at the #Oklahoma Development Finance Authority again today because I lover #bankers and also figure the $4 billion #securitization program of February's #okwx-related utility debt should be monitored.

Buckle up for a thread! ImageImage
Board member Bridger Cox and Secretary Brent Kisling are not in attendance today. Chairman Roger Wagner introduces a woman named Katherine (Catherine?) to go over financials. Says "over the last 11 months, ODFA has held an average cash balance of $9.1 million."
"The current balance sheet is very in line with our budgeted balance sheet," she says, adding that composition of general fund revenue has changed. Gone from $104,000 to $213,000 in closing cost revenue year to year.

Interest rate has declined on cash balance.

Lotta money.
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BREAKING: SPP back to Level 3.
This means we can expect rolling blackouts at any time.
Oklahoma leaders and @OGandE @OklahomaNatural said this change back to LEVEL 3 would force rolling blackouts.
Prepare now & let me know if your power goes out/location
#okwx #poweroutages
Already hearing from some who have lost power in OKC.
@SPPorg just issued LEVEL 3 emergency meaning any of us could lose power now for rolling blackouts. Don’t wait to make your preparations.
#okwx #Oklahoma #WinterStorm #poweroutages
BREAKING: @OGandE confirms WIDESPREAD controlled power outages for portions of the state. OG&E says the outages will last “approximately 2 hours.”
Again, prepare now if you still have power.
#okwx #Oklahoma #WinterStorm #poweroutage
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Briefing on winter storm situation from Gov. Kevin Stitt, Director of Oklahoma Emergency Management Mark Gower and Secretary of Energy and Environment Ken Wagner is just about to start. I'll be tweeting here.
Will also be hearing from Brandy Wreath, Oklahoma Corporation Commission Public Utilities Division Director.
Stitt: "We are experiencing unprecedented cold weather." We are currently preparing a request for federal disaster declaration. We're asking for personal utility assistance and for ag assistance.
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I’m listening to emergency Oklahoma Corporation Commission mtg and they’re saying SPP has given an “all clear.”
I went to see if I could find confirmation on @SPPorg website but it’s down. 😬
IMPORTANT-@OGandE has told customers to be prepared for outages.
#okwx #poweroutages
Here’s the tweet from @OGandE that came out while the meeting was happening. Emergency Oklahoma Corporation Commission meeting is now over.
Regarding reports of Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt on a ski trip with his family....👇🏼
#okwx #WinterStorm #Oklahoma
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We’re at the public safety center in El Reno, where officials are expected to hold a 2am press conference regarding tornado damage @kfor @4WarnStormTeam #OKWX
Mayor confirms two deaths, cannot confirm age/sex yet. They still need to notify the next of kin. ME is on the scene. At this point, mayor says it is a search and rescue effort @kfor
Once daylight hits, they should have a better idea of the extent of damage. They are expecting to hold another press conference at 9am. Residents at the trailer park hit have been evacuated, moved to the VFW @kfor
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