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SEVERE STORMS: Shelter Information


Below is a list of current confirmed Public Shelters in and around Kay County. 

-Kaw City: 

  • Kaw Nation- 746 Grandview Drive. Between Museum and Title 6 building. Always open until at capacity. 

-Newkirk: Triggered at Tornado Watch. Open to public with Tornado Warning. 

  • Newkirk Library 116 N Maple.  
  • Newkirk High School Gymnasium 625 W. South
  • Kaw Nation- 3151 E. River Road. East side of Health Clinic. Always open until at capacity.

-Tonkawa: Triggered at Tornado Watch. 

  • Tonkawa Elementary School- 501 N. Public. 
  • Tonkawa High School overflow from Elementary. 500 E. North Ave.

Add your storm shelter by emailing the address and entrance information to: [email protected].


Here are some additional Severe Storm articles.