This May already ranks as one of the wettest in state history, and continues to snuff out the four-year drought that dried up cities in southwest Oklahoma.
Now, the lake is 43 percent full, and rising.
Lawton is pulling out all the stops in its battle with the ongoing drought in western Oklahoma.
Some communities are scrambling to supplement their current water sources, while others look for new sources — in Texas.
Lawton will move to Stage 3 water rationing.
The lake is the main source of water for Duncan, which is already rationing.
A healthy rain last week couldn’t keep the lake from setting record low water levels.