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More on the Ice Storm Warnings, National Weather Service, Norman

by Bryan Painter Published: December 20, 2013
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An ice storm warning remains in effect from 6 p.m. this evening to
6 a.m. Sunday for Grant-Kay-Major-Garfield-Noble-Dewey-Custer-Blaine-Kingfisher-
Logan-Payne-Washita-Caddo-Canadian-Oklahoma-Lincoln counties.

*Main impact: Widespread freezing rain will develop early this
  evening and continue Saturday. Ice accumulations of around one-
  half inch will be possible across portions of western, central
  and north-central Oklahoma. This ice will accumulate mainly on
  trees and powerlines and result in the development of slick
  bridges, overpasses and walkways. scattered power outages are
  expected.

* Other impacts: Freezing rain and rain will change to snow late
  Saturday afternoon or evening. Accumulation of 2 to 4 inches
  will be possible across northern Oklahoma with lighter amounts
  farther south.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

Do not travel in icy conditions. Be sure you can take care of
yourself and your family if you lose electrical power. Watch out
for falling trees, limbs and power lines.

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An ice storm warning in effect from 6 p.m. this evening to 6 a.m. CST
Sunday for Grady-McClain-Cleveland-Pottawatomie-Seminole-Greer-Kiowa-
Comanche counties.

The national weather service in norman has issued an ice storm
warning…which is in effect from 6 pm this evening to 6 am CST
Sunday.

* Main impact: Widespread freezing rain will develop early this
  evening and continue Saturday. Ice accumulations of around one-
  half inch will be possible across portions of western, central
  and north-central Oklahoma. This ice will accumulate mainly on
  trees and powerlines and result in the development of slick
  bridges, overpasses and walkways. Scattered power outages are
  expected.

* Other impacts: Freezing rain and rain will change to snow late
  Saturday afternoon or evening. accumulation of 2 to 4 inches
  will be possible across far northern Oklahoma with lighter
  amounts farther south.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

Do not travel in icy conditions. Be sure you can take care of
yourself and your family if you lose electrical power. Watch out
for falling trees, limbs and power lines.

 

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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