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Forecast information and some very preliminary snow totals

by Bryan Painter Published: February 2, 2014
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From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office and the National Weather Service, Tulsa Forecast Office:

Here are a few snow totals. These have come in throughout the day, so more snow may have been recorded since these totals were reported.

There were already reports of 5 to 6 inches of snow in and around Lawton at 8 to 9 a.m. There was more since.

Have seen reports of 5.1 inches of snow in the Henryetta area and 5 inches of snow at Checotah, and still snowing at heavily at 1:25 p.m.. Also 4 inches at Seminole, Eufaula, Stilwell, Spiro, Westville and Wedington.

More about today’s weather from the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office:

Once all is said and done, we expect many locations to receive between 3 and 6 inches of snow.

Localized ares may see up to 8 to 10 inches over southwestern Oklahoma and western north Texas. Further south over southeast and south central Oklahoma, a combination of ice, sleet, and snow will have accumulated by the end of the event tonight.

The winter precipitation will continue this afternoon across parts of the area. Most of the precipitation will fall as snow, but a small area of southeast and south central Oklahoma will see a mixture of sleet and snow. The heaviest snow accumulations will remain over south central and southwest Oklahoma and western north Texas.


by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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