Winter Weather

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To report a power outage or electrical safety hazard, including downed wires, downed power poles or trees that have fallen on power lines, please visit PSO's website or call 1-888-218-3919.

Waste Connections will resume solid waste collection on Saturday, February 5. 

Waste Connections plans to collect Thursday and Friday trash on Saturday, February 5.  If the trucks are unable to get down your street due to road conditions, please leave your cart out until it is collected. Thank you all for your patience and understanding.

City Hall, the Library, and the administrative divisions of the Fire and Police Departments will be closed on Thursday, February 3 and Friday, February 4.

  • The City’s Public Works employees continue working around-the-clock to ensure snow and ice routes are passable for emergency vehicles. Due to hazardous road conditions created by the winter storm, citizens are urged to stay home if at all possible. 
    • Update (Friday, February 4, 9:20 a.m.): Crews worked snow & ice routes all night and are continuing this work today. They are also lightly salting these emergency routes this morning, and will resume sanding roads later today. Sand that has was put on the roads as the snow fell is now covered with snowpack, but will be more effective as the snow melts.  
      Crews are also out in the road grader and loader working secondary routes and clearing snow drifts created by our plow, however, our main concentration is still clearing snow and ice routes for emergency vehicles. We expect to have crews working through the night again to ensure these routes remain passable. 
      Road conditions should gradually improve throughout the weekend, but right now, we encourage you to stay off the roads if possible and use caution if you do have to get out.
  • The Fire and Police Departments will continue to respond to emergencies and other calls as usual. If you have an emergency, please call 9-1-1. 

While in-person services will not be available, many of these tasks can be handled online:

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When winter weather is in the forecast, make sure to keep yourself, your family and your belongings safe. Here are a few quick winter weather reminders:

  • Don't leave if you don't have to! Stay at home to avoid driving on roads in potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Snow Route MapThe City of Chickasha clears designated snow routes first. Crews work around the clock to ensure these designated streets are passable. Click here for more information about designated snow routes.
  • The City of Chickasha keeps an eye on bridges and will use resources to make them passable as soon as allowable.
  • Highways 62 and 81 are maintained by ODOT.
  • Bring your pets inside! If it's too cold for you to be outside, it's too cold for them.
  • Allow water to slowly drip from inside faucets and open cabinet doors under sinks to help prevent pipes from freezing.
  • Disconnect water hoses and use insulated covers for outdoor spigots.

Heating safety tips:

  • Keep anything that can burn at least 3 feet from any heat source, including fireplaces, radiators and space heaters.
  • Be cautious and aware when using space heaters. Watch them carefully. to ensure the unit does not overheat or short-circuit, which could cause a fire. 
  • Don't use an oven to heat your home.
  • Don't use generators, grills or other fuel-powered devices in an enclosed area, because carbon monoxide poisoning can be fatal. Keep generators as far away as possible from windows.
  • Plug only 1 heat-producing appliance, such as a space heater, into an electrical outlet at a time.
  • Check your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors monthly.