Pawnee County Emergency Management

Pawnee County Emergency Management Providing mitigation, preparedness, planning and recovery for residents in the county. Working with emergency services helping them to obtain needed resources in disasters within the county.

Operating as usual

01/18/2022

Strong cold front is expected to move through Eastern OK & Northwest AR Wednesday. Behind the front, very cold conditions are forecast for Thursday morning with wind chill values ranging from around 5 degrees below zero to around 10 degrees above zero for Eastern OK & Northwest AR.

01/12/2022

[1/12/22 8:11AM] Accumulating snow looks very possible for parts of the area late Friday night into Saturday. The best chances for snow look to be within the higher terrain of NW AR at this time. This forecast will change so check back frequently for updates. #okwx #arwx

01/12/2022
01/11/2022

Gusty south winds & warmer temps return Tuesday along with increased fire weather concerns across NE OK & far NW AR. Conditions will be most favorable for potential fire spread along/west of US Hwy 75 where lower RH & stronger winds are forecast.

12/25/2021
12/24/2021

[2:32PM 12/23/21] An elevated fire weather threat will materialize tomorrow thanks to near record temperatures, gusty winds, low RH, and plenty of dormant and dry vegetation mainly across NE OK. Avoid outdoor activities that could inadvertently start a fire! #okwx #arwx

12/21/2021
Photos from Robert Rohloff KOTV Storm Tracker's post
12/15/2021

Photos from Robert Rohloff KOTV Storm Tracker's post

12/14/2021

[6:19AM 12/14/21] Very high fire weather concerns will exist Wednesday afternoon. A combination of strong winds, unseasonable warm temps, and dry fuels will allow any fire that ignites to spread rapidly. OUTDOOR BURNING WILL BE STRONGLY DISCOURAGED WEDNESDAY!! #okwx #arwx

12/13/2021

Shower and thunderstorm chances will increase Wednesday night as a cold front passes. Localized severe weather is possible.

Timeline photos
12/09/2021

Timeline photos

Do you have your disaster supply kit ready for when disaster strikes? Pack food, water, a battery powered radio, flashlights, extra batteries, a charged cell phone, first aid kit, pair of shoes, a list of emergency contacts, & a whistle to signal for help. #okwx

12/06/2021

[1010 PM 12/5/21] A Wind Advisory has been issued for much of NE #OKwx thru 3AM. N winds behind cold front will gust 40-45 mph at times. Use extra caution driving tonight.

11/30/2021

ROAD CLOSURE:

Dist 2 will be closing E/W 34100rd between N/S 4400rd & 4500rd on December 1st. This will take place after the morning school bus runs and will be opened later in afternoon.

11/29/2021

[11/28/21 7:39PM] Above normal temperatures along with an extended period of dry weather is expected through the week. A low chance for showers exists Friday night into early Saturday. #okwx #arwx

11/24/2021
11/17/2021

UPDATE:

Dist 2 advises that N/S 35500rd between E/W 4200 &4300rd is now open for travel.

11/17/2021

Pawnee County Courthouse is closed today, November 17th due to a water line break.

11/15/2021

Well above normal temps are expected today and tomorrow before a cold front arrives during the day Wednesday. Shower & storm chances will accompany the front, mainly across far E OK and W AR.

11/15/2021

District #2 will close NS 35500 Rd between EW 4200 & 4300 beginning Tuesday the 16th at 8:00 a.m. and will open for traffic at noon on Wednesday, November 17th. Find alternate route for this time frame and please be safe.

11/12/2021

[10:43 AM 11/12/21]We have upgraded the freeze watch to a Freeze Warning tonight for all of eastern OK and western AR. Most locations will see at least a light freeze, with some areas of NE OK and NW AR seeing a hard freeze (28 or colder). Protect any tender outside plants.

11/10/2021
Photos from US National Weather Service Tulsa Oklahoma's post
10/26/2021

Photos from US National Weather Service Tulsa Oklahoma's post

10/09/2021

ROAD CLOSURE:

Dist 2 will close 5000rd between 36300rd & 36400rd on Thursday 10/14/21 & Friday 10/15/21 in the Lakeland Edition for needed repair. Please make plans for this inconvenience.

09/25/2021

[10:07PM 9/24/21] Saturday will be a nice day overall with temps ranging from the lower to upper 80s. Sunday will see S to SW winds and temps increase. These factors combined with low relative humidity and lack of recent rainfall will result in elevated fire weather danger concerns for mainly northeast Oklahoma. Avoid activities that could inadvertently start a fire! #okwx #arwx

09/24/2021

UPDATE:
Dist 2 has opened N/S 34500rd between E/W 4600rd and 4700rd. Guard rails are not completed however the bridge is passable.

09/21/2021

UPDATE:
Dist 1 has completed repairs and N/S 35200rd is now open at Hwy64/51.

09/21/2021

ROAD CLOSURE:
Dist 1 will have N/S 35200rd at E/W Hwy64/51 closed for road repair, this will last all day. Please find alternate route.

09/20/2021

ROAD CLOSURE:
Dist 2 will have N/S 34500rd closed between E/W 4600rd & 4700rd for bridge repair starting today 09/20/21 until further notice.

09/20/2021

Shower & thunderstorm chances will increase tomorrow afternoon and evening along a cold front. A few strong to severe storms will also be possible initially across NE OK. Long awaited cooler temps will follow the front for Tuesday.

NWS Tulsa Briefing for Thursday September 16th 2021
09/17/2021
NWS Tulsa Briefing for Thursday September 16th 2021

NWS Tulsa Briefing for Thursday September 16th 2021

Weather Briefing from NWS Tulsa for Thursday September 16th 2021We take a look at storm chances over the next several days as well as the limited fire weathe...

09/10/2021

Near critical grassland fire spread rates will develop this afternoon across parts of northeast Oklahoma, especially north of Interstate 44, where hot temperatures, low relative humidity values, and breezy south winds will be maximized. Parts of this area have also seen very little rainfall over the past couple weeks, so vegetation has become quite dry.

08/24/2021

[9:24PM 8/23/21] The heat and humidity will continue through at least Thursday. Temperatures will start to gradually cool Friday with the trend continuing into the weekend as a front approaches the area. Stay cool and hydrated out there! #okwx #arwx

08/23/2021

ROAD CLOSURE:

08/25/2021—08//31/2021

Dist 2 will be repairing bridge #41 located at NS 33900rd & EW 4400rd just south of intersection. The road will be closed and you will have to use alternate route.

08/18/2021

ROAD WORK:
08/18/21

Dist 3 will be working on 5800rd again today between 36800 & 3700rd. They will have one lane open, expect some delay if traveling in area. Please be cautious for workers in roadway.

08/17/2021

ROAD WORK:

Dist 3 will be doing road repair on 5800rd between 36600 & 36700rd. Please use caution in the area.

08/13/2021

ROAD WORK:

Dist 3 will be working on 5600rd between 36600 & 36700rd this morning. Expect minor delay if traveling in area and please be cautious.

08/12/2021

ROAD WORK:

Dist 3 will be working on36600rd between 5600 & 5700rd. Expect some delays and remember to be cautious in that area.

08/11/2021

ROAD UPDATE:

Dist 1 has opened 5400rd east of hwy18. They replaced culvert pipe and put gravel on top for now. They will add asphalt when it settles.

08/11/2021

ROAD WORK TODAY:

Dist 3 advised that they are working on 36500rd north of Terlton. The road is open but expect some delay. Please be cautious.

08/11/2021

[8:45 PM 8/10/21] A Heat Advisory remains in effect fropm Noon-8 PM Wednesday for much of eastern OK and western AR. The dangerous heat and humidity will persist for a few more days before some relief arrives this weekend.

Photos from US National Weather Service Tulsa Oklahoma's post
08/09/2021

Photos from US National Weather Service Tulsa Oklahoma's post

08/09/2021

HEADS UP! The next time that we issue a Severe Thunderstorm Warning, they'll look just a smidge different. The worst storms will be classified as either Considerable or Destructive to help them stand out from the rest. Wireless emergency alerts will also be sent directly to your phone for the storms tagged as "Destructive". For more information: https://www.weather.gov/news/072221-svr-wea.

08/05/2021

ROAD WORK:

Dist 3 will be working on 5600rd between 36600 & 36700 today. The road will not be closed but expect some delays if your traveling that area.

Photos from US National Weather Service Tulsa Oklahoma's post
07/29/2021

Photos from US National Weather Service Tulsa Oklahoma's post

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500 Harrison St #104
Pawnee, OK
74058

Telephone

(918) 762-3741

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Will also affect Pawnee County out in the Basin North of Mannford.