PBS NewsHour

With record rain, Oklahoma's levee system is under pressure

Clip: 05/28/2019 | 4m 38s Video has closed captioning.

Severe weather is devastating the American Heartland. Spring storms have led to at least eight deaths in Oklahoma, which has been hit by tornadoes and record rain. With more precipitation expected, state officials are closely watching levee systems for signs of a potentially catastrophic failure. Judy Woodruff speaks by phone with Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt about managing the situation.

Aired: 05/28/19

Rating: NR

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