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Blizzard warning posted for southwest Oklahoma

CLINTON — High winds are combining with snowfall in southwestern Oklahoma to create blizzard conditions.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: December 25, 2012
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CLINTON — High winds are combining with snowfall in southwestern Oklahoma to create blizzard conditions.

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman says winds will gust to 40-45 mph as snow falls at a rate of up to an inch and a-half per hour. Near-zero visibility is possible.


A storm system coming out of the Rockies may strengthen. Visibility in portions of western Oklahoma were already down to a quarter-mile Christmas morning, making travel difficult, and the bad conditions are expected to spread through much of southwestern Oklahoma.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning through midnight for an area from Clinton and Elk City to Ardmore, and all parts of Oklahoma southwest of that line.

A number of traffic accidents have already been blamed on the winter storm.


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