Update: Black ice and fog hazards of Tuesday morning drives

Areas of fog between 10 a.m. and noon. Widespread dense freezing fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy with a high near 52.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 14, 2012 at 8:46 am •  Published: February 14, 2012

8:45 a.m. Fog continues to reduce visibility in parts of central Oklahoma Tuesday morning. Temperatures are expected to warm up to thaw black ice from roadways. A dense fog advisory is in effect until 10 a.m., the National Weather Service reports. Wrecks continue to happen in Oklahoma City.

5:00 a.m. Freezing temperatures overnight have caused black ice in patches across central Oklahoma roadways Tuesday morning. With fog Tuesday morning, driving could be hazardous.

The Oklahoma City forecast from the National Weather Service is as follows:

Tuesday: Areas of fog between 10 a.m. and noon. Widespread dense freezing fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy with a high near 52. South wind between 7 and 10 mph.

Tuesday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after 9 p.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy with a low around 43. South wind between 10 and 14 mph with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny with a high near 60. South wind 14 to 20 mph becoming west northwest. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.



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