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Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management

Situation Update 4

January 16, 2017 5:20 p.m.


The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) continues to work with emergency managers in the affected areas and with disaster response, recovery agencies, to includethe Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Oklahoma National Guard, Oklahoma Corporation Commission, Oklahoma Insurance Department, National Weather Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, American Red Cross, the Salvation Army, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief and the Oklahoma Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.


A State of Emergency remains in effect for all 77 Oklahoma counties. On Thursday, Governor Mary Fallin issued the declaration in advance of the winter storm. The Executive Order allows state agencies to make emergency purchases related to disaster relief and preparedness. The State of Emergency lasts for 30 days.


According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma area hospitals reported 65 total injuries related to the winter weather event:

  • 6 cut/pierce
  • 50 falls
  • 9 transportation-related


The American Red Cross reports the following shelters and warming stations are still open:

Beaver County

Slapout Fire Station, one mile south of Slapout Store in Slapout (warming station)

Gate Community Center on Virginia St. in Gate (warming station)

Dewey County

Vici City Hall, 106 Broadway St. in Vici (warming station)

Camargo Fire Station at the corner of Broadway and Parks in Camargo (warming station)

Ellis County

Arnett Fire Department, 112 Barnes Avenue in Arnett (shelter)

Fargo Fire Department, 202 S. Main Street in Fargo (shelter)

Gage Fire Station, 523 N. Main in Gage (warming station)

Shattuck Fire Department, 206 N. Jenkins in Shattuck (warming station)

Harper County

Methodist Church, 302 W Jane Jayroe Blvd. in Laverne (shelter and feeding station for power company linemen)

Woodward County

The Pioneer Room, 1212 9th Street in Woodward (shelter)

A shelter at Mooreland Community Center closed Monday at 3 p.m.

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief reports three chainsaw teams and a mobile kitchen will be on site in the Woodward area. Families in need of assistance with downed trees and large debris from the ice storm can visit or call (405) 516-4822.


The Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports more than 21,400 power outages across the state. There were more than 23,400 customers without power on Monday morning, but crews have been making progress through the day.

OG&E Total Outages - 4,564

Woodward 2,104

Shattuck 1,785

Seiling 432

Gage 107

Arnett 68

Vici 68

PSO Total Outages - 46

Lawton, McAlester, Tulsa areas

Northwestern Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 9,512


Beaver: 895

Dewey: 732

Ellis: 1,722

Harper: 1,984

Major: 137

Woods: 7

Woodward: 4,035

Tri-County Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 5,134


Beaver: 3,749

Texas: 1,385

Northfork Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 1,226


Beckham: 501

Roger Mills: 725

CK Energy Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 625


Custer: 313

Dewey: 306

Alfalfa Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 50


Alfalfa: 9

Woods: 40

Cimarron Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 200


Blaine: 14

Dewey: 75

Major: 111

Indian Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 7

Osage, Pawnee counties

Kay Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 1

Noble County

Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 3

Osage, Rogers counties

Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 7

Delaware, Ottawa, Rogers counties

Kiamichi Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 2

Le Flore County

Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 1

Pottawatomie County

Cotton Electric Cooperative Total Outages - 1

Comanche County

Red River Valley Rural Electric Association Total Outages - 1

Marshall County


Fairview: 15

Laverne: 57

Mooreland: approximately 35


To check CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS in Oklahoma, call the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s ROAD CONDITIONS HOTLINE at 844-465-4997 or go to For turnpike information, call the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at 877-403-7623 or go to

DIAL 211

For Oklahoma residents seeking non-emergency disaster or health and human service information, please contact your local 2-1-1. Services are available 24 hours a day by dialing 2-1-1 from your home or cellular telephone. Please only call 9-1-1 for emergencies.


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