I40 WB AT US81 IN CANADIAN COUNTY IS CLOSED AT THIS TIME DUE TO AN

ACCIDENT. ROADS ARE COVERED WITH ICE IN THIS AREA.

WILL ADVISE FURTHER AS AVAILABLE



TIME CLOSED: 08:11 HOURS





AUTH: LT BANKSTON #170

 

WINTER STORM WARNING!



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK

303 AM CST THU JAN 28 2010



OKZ004>031-033>038-TXZ083>085-281715-

/O.CON.KOUN.WS.W.0001.100128T1200Z-100129T1200Z/

HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-

NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-

BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-

CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-

TILLMAN-COMANCHE-HARDEMAN-FOARD-WILBARGER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...ALVA...CHEROKEE...MEDFORD...

PONCA CITY...ARNETT...WOODWARD...FAIRVIEW...ENID...PERRY...

CHEYENNE...TALOGA...WEATHERFORD...CLINTON...WATONGA...

KINGFISHER...GUTHRIE...STILLWATER...ELK CITY...SAYRE...CORDELL...

ANADARKO...YUKON...EL RENO...MUSTANG...OKLAHOMA CITY...CHANDLER...

CHICKASHA...PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...SHAWNEE...SEMINOLE...

HOLLIS...MANGUM...HOBART...ALTUS...FREDERICK...LAWTON...QUANAH...

CHILLICOTHE...CROWELL...VERNON

303 AM CST THU JAN 28 2010



...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING

TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY...



* MAIN IMPACTS: FREEZING RAIN WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE ON POWER

LINES AND ELEVATED SURFACES DURING THE DAY THURSDAY. THE MOST

LIKELY AREA FOR SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATION IS SOUTH OF

STILLWATER... EL RENO...ALTUS...AND QUANAH WHERE 1/4 TO 1/2 INCH

OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS LIKELY. HIGHER ICE ACCUMULATIONS TO NEAR

3/4 INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL

OKLAHOMA. SLEET AND SNOW WILL ALSO OCCUR OVER THE AREA

ESPECIALLY TOWARDS EVENING. FARTHER NORTH... GREATER SLEET AND SNOW

ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY FROM WEST CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL

OKLAHOMA WHERE 6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED.



* OTHER IMPACTS: GUSTY NORTH AND NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH

WILL ADD ADDITIONAL STRESS TO POWER LINES THAT WILL HAVE ICE

ACCUMULATIONS. BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL ALSO BE

POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA.



* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...

SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE IN SOME

AREAS.

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