Washington County Emergency Management (WCEM) is a volunteer organization dedicated to minimizing the effects of disasters upon the people of the community. 

The professional and volunteer staff of WCEM are trained to respond to a wide variety of technological and natural disasters. Hazard mitigation is an important part of group activities and includes the identification and elimination of possible long term hazards. 

Another function of the group is the coordination of local, State, and Federal response to a disaster event.  WCEM is responsible for the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) and for the coordination of disaster emergency response.

WCEM personnel are trained in a wide variety of skills including the following:

Disaster Preparedness      Disaster Team Organization     Search / Rescue
Emergency Medical     Basic Fire Fighting      Traffic Control
Weather Spotting      Damage Assessment


Tornado Siren Tests are conducted in Bartlesville on the first Monday of each month at 1:15 p.m. if weather permits, alternate test day is second Monday at 1:15 p.m…

       During storm watches and EOC activation you can monitor our radio traffic on the following frequencies:

158.745Mhz    155.235Mhz  

154.355Mhz     146.655Mhz HAM

Washington Co. and Bartlesville are Storm Ready Certified!


2 days ago

Military funeral escort expected to come thru Bartlesville on Hwy 75 enroute from Tulsa to Caney. Estimated time in Bartlesville 5:15 to 5:30p. expect traffic delays.

3 days ago

Update: Closing has been extended thru Monday, Nov 19th due to unexpected delays!

Road Closing; W1100 Rd west of Hwy 75 will be closed to thru traffic on Thurs and Friday (Nov 15 & 16th) for ... See more

6 days ago
US National Weather Service Tulsa Oklahoma

Here's the latest thoughts on snowfall accumulations...

A wintry mix will move into NE OK and NW AR late tonight, changing to mostly snow Monday morning. Best chances for accumulations will be along ... See more

Power Outages Reported

Multiple ongoing power outages have been reported in town. This is due to the current high winds affecting the area.
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