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State of emergency declared in 12 counties

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla._Governor Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency for 12 counties following Wednesday's tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding.

The counties included in the governor's declaration are: Alfalfa, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Cleveland, Dewey, Garfield, Grady, Grant, Major, McClain and Oklahoma.

Governor Fallin, along with state emergency management and local officials, will survey damage caused by tornadoes and flooding Wednesday evening in Bridge Creek. The governor and local officials will meet at approximately 11:00 a.m. at the Bridge Creek Fire Department, 2297 County Road 1222.

At least a dozen tornadoes and severe flooding caused widespread property damage in the affected areas. The storms resulted in at least 12 injuries.

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