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City of Lawton Issues COVID-19 Policy Updates After Oklahoma Ends State of Emergency
City of Lawton Issues COVID-19 Policy Updates After Oklahoma Ends State of Emergency
Earlier this week on Tuesday (05-04-21) Governor Kevin Stitt issued an executive order ending Oklahoma's "State of Emergency" for the COVID-19 pandemic. The state's number of COVID-19 new cases is down 94% from it's peak. The number of new cases per capita are among the lowest in the country and hospitalizations are down 90% and have been stable for over two months. This has allowed the
Governor Stitt Declares Statewide Winter Weather State of Emergency
Governor Stitt Declares Statewide Winter Weather State of Emergency
Governor Stitt just declared a Winter weather state of emergency for all 77 Oklahoma counties. He just signed the executive orders this afternoon and it will be in effect statewide until weather conditions improve. Oklahoma is expected to get extremely cold temperatures, snow, ice and all kinds of frozen precipitation over the next few days. At his time we're looking at a 80% chance of snow on Sunday, there's a 50% chance on Tuesday and 40% chance of snow on Wednesday. Temperatures will be well below freezing and even below zero for parts of the weekend and going into next week.