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Extreme Weather Hits Oklahoma Over Holiday Weekend

A student on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha encounters a slippery pathway, in Omaha, Neb., Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. A slow-moving wintry storm system has been moving through parts of the Plains and the Midwest since Thursday. (Nati Harnik/AP)
A student on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha encounters a slippery pathway, in Omaha, Neb., Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. A slow-moving wintry storm system has been moving through parts of the Plains and the Midwest since Thursday. (Nati Harnik/AP)

Ice, flooding and earthquakes – Oklahoma saw all three over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. As residents wait for the power lines to thaw and the floodwaters to recede, Here & Now’s Indira Lakshmanan, speaks with state climatologist Gary McManus about the extreme weather conditions, and whether this is the new normal for the state.

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