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Governor Stitt Declares State of Emergency in Five Counties

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Today, Governor Stitt signed Executive Order 2023-10 declaring a State of Emergency in Cleveland, Lincoln, McClain, Oklahoma, and Pottawatomie counties following devastating storms across the state.

The Executive Order reads, in part: "Due to impacts from severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and hail beginning April 20 and ongoing, including extensive damage to power lines and infrastructure, it is necessary to assist and expedite all efforts of relief."

The declaration temporarily suspends requirements for size and weights permits of oversized vehicles transporting materials and supplies used for emergency relief and power restoration.

Executive Order 2023-10 will remain in effect for 30 days and can be read in full here.

Last Modified on Apr 20, 2023
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