News & Alerts

Governor’s Burn Ban

Effective February 15th, 2018 by order of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, ALL outdoor burning, combustible materials and ignition sources are banned in McClain County Oklahoma.  This Burn Ban will expire March 2nd, 2018. Extreme fire conditions exist in McClain County due to extraordinary drought.  All conditions and exemptions are outlined by Oklahoma Forestry Services, a

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FREE Amateur Radio License Classes

Newcastle Emergency Management will be hosting FREE Amateur Radio License Classes at the Newcastle Library.  The training is provided by the South Canadian Amateur Radio Society (SCARS) and will provide training to help you earn your Technician (entry level) FCC Amateur Radio License.  Amateur Radio is critical to emergency management and other agencies during a

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Burn Permits Required

The burn ban for McClain County has been lifted, but residents are reminded that they need to obtain a burn permit prior to burning brush. Burning of house-hold trash is NOT legal anywhere in Oklahoma.

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Weather Bulletins

Freezing Rain Possible

Slick spots on walkways and roadways are possible in areas of freezing drizzle or freezing rain today through Thursday. McClain County is under a Winter Weather Advisory until 5pm tonight.  Stay on top of the latest changes to the forecast by visiting the NWS-Norman website.  Stay on top of road ...

High Wildfire Risk Through April

From February through April significant fire potential is expected to increase to above normal across portions of Oklahoma. A warmer and drier than average pattern in the Southern Plains produced an expansion and intensification of drought conditions.  For Oklahoma the drought is expected to deepen.  Fuels will be very receptive to fire risk.    

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Resources

McClain County Mass Notification

McClain County Mass Notification System by Everbridge The McClain County Mass Notification System by Everbridge is the primary system used by McClain County and the communities of Blanchard, Byars, Cole, Dibble, Goldsby, Rosedale, Washington, and Wayne.  This service is provided for free to residents of McClain County and is paid for by the participating communities,

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Preparedness & Recovery App

McClain County Emergency Management Preparedness & Recovery App When it comes to an emergency situation, having a plan can help protect you and your loved ones.  That is why McClain County Emergency Management has developed a mobile app that helps citizens properly prepare and stay informed before, during, and after a disaster.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Key Features:

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Storm Shelter Registration

Register your home or business’s storm shelter so first responders can find you in the event of an emergency! Fill out this form and we’ll enter your storm shelter into the registry.

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