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

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

Photos from Oklahoma Mesonet's post
07/28/2021

Photos from Oklahoma Mesonet's post

07/26/2021

DISTRICT # 2 ROAD CLOSURE

Pawnee County District #2 will be closing a Road in the Sooner Lake area to replace a large culvert. It will be closed for 48 hours beginning 7/27/2021 at 7:00 a.m. through 7/29/2021 at 5:00 p.m.
NS 33700 will be closed to through traffic at EW 4100 Rd.

Thank you

Katie Hoeme
Commissioner's Office
Pawnee County
918-762-3741

07/21/2021

While an isolated T-storm could be possible each afternoon Wednesday through Friday, the greater daily impact will be the building heat index values over Eastern OK & Northwest AR into the weekend. Heat index values at/above 100 degrees are forecast to return Friday into the weekend.

07/16/2021

TRAVEL DELAY

Distict 3 is currently working on 5700rd east of 36600rd repairing roadway.

07/14/2021

ROAD CLOSURE

Notice

Pawnee County District #2 has closed 4400 Road between Hwy 18 and 34900 to through traffic to replace a culvert. This road will remain closed until 3:00 p.m., 7/15/2021.

Thank you

Katie Hoeme
Commissioner's Office
Pawnee County
918-762-3741

07/14/2021

CONTINUED ROAD CLOSURE

Pawnee County District #3 is closing 5700 Rd between 36600 & 36700 for continued repair.
Estimated time of reopening is 3:30 today, 7/14/2021.

Thank you

Katie Hoeme
Commissioner's Office
Pawnee County
918-762-3741

07/13/2021

ROAD CLOSURE

Pawnee County District #3 is closing 5700 Rd between 36600 & 36700 for road repair.
Estimated time of reopening is 3:30 today, 7/13/2021.

Thank you

Katie Hoeme
Commissioner's Office
Pawnee County
918-762-3741

07/02/2021

URGENT!
ROAD CLOSURE

Pawnee County District 2 has closed Blackburn Cemetary Road N/S 360000 one mile North of E/W 4700 Road due to weather damage.

07/01/2021

URGENT NOTICE!
ROAD CLOSURE

County road 5400 East of HWY 18 is closed due to road damage from weather.

06/28/2021

UPDATE ON ROAD CLOSURE!

Good afternoon;

Pawnee County District #1 is planning to close Bridge #102 to through traffic for repair.
This closure is located on EW 5300 Road between NS 35800/35900-36000.
Dates of closure: Thursday, June 24, 2021 through Thursday, July1st 2021 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thank you

Katie Hoeme
Commissioner's Office
Pawnee County
918-762-3741

06/27/2021

[3:47 pm - 6/27/21] Updated forecast rainfall through Monday night. The Flash Flood Watch has been extended through 7 am Monday morning for areas along and north of a line from Eufaula to Fayetteville to Eureka Springs.

06/26/2021

[3:30 am update 6/26/21]

Periods of showers and thunderstorms will bring locally heavy rainfall to much of northeast Oklahoma and parts of far northwestern Arkansas today through Sunday night. Flooding may become a concern, and a Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for northeast Oklahoma this weekend.

Additional periods of rainfall are expected into next week as well.

06/26/2021

[5:15 pm - 6/25/21] Multiple periods of showers and thunderstorms are expected to bring heavy rain to eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas well into next week. The current forecast has the highest totals in northeast Oklahoma and a small part of far northwest Arkansas, but expect the axis to shift some as new data become available. Both flash and mainstem river flooding may increasingly become a concern. A secondary concern for isolated strong to severe storms during this time frame will also exist.

Photos from US National Weather Service Norman Oklahoma's post
06/23/2021

Photos from US National Weather Service Norman Oklahoma's post

06/22/2021

ROAD CLOSURE:

Good afternoon;

Pawnee County District #1 is planning to close Bridge #102 to through traffic for repair.
This closure is located on EW 5300 Road between NS 35800/35900-36000.
Dates of closure: Thursday, June 24, 2021 through Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thank you

Katie Hoeme
Commissioner's Office
Pawnee County
918-762-3741

06/12/2021

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 2 am for much of northeast Oklahoma. Damaging winds to around 80 mph are the main concern.

06/10/2021

[4:30 AM 6/10/21] A Heat Advisory has been issued for much of eastern OK for both this afternoon and Friday afternoon. Heat indices of 103-107 expected and may cause heat related illnesses. Take precautions if working or spending time outside.

04/24/2021

After a warm, windy and dry start to the work week, an unsettled weather pattern is expected to set up by midweek. Severe weather, heavy rain and flooding potential will increase. Details will continue to be refined in the coming days.

04/18/2021

[5:15 am update 4/18/21]

A strong cold front will sweep through the area on Tuesday, with breezy, chilly and damp weather in store. There remains a chance of a rain/snow mix near the Kansas border early Tuesday, but little or no accumulation is expected.

Clearing skies and lighter winds will allow temperatures to fall to near or below freezing Wednesday morning across much of the area. A Freeze Watch is in effect for all but far southeast Oklahoma late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

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500 Harrison St #104
Pawnee, OK
74058

Telephone

(918) 762-3741

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