Winter Weather Closings & Delays for Lawton, OK.
If the forecast holds and the Winter weather warnings and advisories from the National Weather Service are accurate, which they probably are Lawton, Fort Sill is going to remain under a winter storm warning until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow (01-25-23) morning. It will continue to snow with an 80% chance until 9:00 p.m. this evening.
Hopefully, you've made it to the store already for the mandatory bread and milk. The City of Lawton has been updating its official Facebook page listing all the current delays and closings. Click here for all the details.
Expect lots of delays and closings due to winter weather today and tomorrow
The City of Lawton will continue to update the page over the next couple of days so if you have any business, or work with the city you'll know what's open and what's not. I'm sure there will be a lot of delays and delayed openings for not only the City of Lawton but most other businesses in and around Lawton, Fort Sill.
It's not looking too good right now weather-wise. You'll definitely want to keep a close eye on weather and road conditions over the next couple of days. Hopefully, it will continue to remain just warm enough that the snow doesn't stick and what little is sticking melts off quickly. More is on the way, we'll have to wait and see.
You can also get up-to-date winter weather delays and closings by visiting the KSWO 7 News official Facebook page. Most schools in and around Lawton, Fort Sill have closed for the day and switched to virtual or remote learning. This includes Cameron University and the Great Plains Technology Center. Get the complete list here. They also have closings and delays for other businesses and organizations listed.
Most schools have switched to remote or virtual learning for today, and maybe tomorrow
If you're stuck at work more than likely it'll be snowing and the road conditions could be bad once you get off, so be very careful out there. If things do go from bad to worse you'll want to avoid getting out in it if possible.
Try to stay home and stay warm. If you do end up having to get out on the roads watch out for all the amateurs, they'll be everywhere and most of them will be sliding into your vehicle or into the ditch.