11:30 a.m. Paramedics responded to 15 car crashes from midnight to 11 a.m. Thursday, a spokeswoman for the Emergency Medical Services Authority reports. Two people were taken to emergency rooms, Lara O'Leary said.
Eight people in the metro area called 911 after slipping and falling. It was unclear if snow and ice played a role, O'Leary said. Four of the people were taken to emergency rooms.
8:45 a.m. The temperature has dropped to 32 degrees in Oklahoma City Thursday morning. Oklahoma City and central Oklahoma remain under a winter weather advisory until noon, the National Weather Service reports. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates.
6:45 a.m. A Tulsa TV station reports lightning has knocked out power to Bartlesville. In Woodward, 8 inches of snow has been reported. Northern and eastern parts of Oklahoma remain under a winter storm warning until noon. Check back to NewsOK.com for weather updates.
5:50 a.m. Snow, heavy rain, sleet and hail hit Oklahoma City Thursday morning, and a winter weather advisory remains in effect for much of Oklahoma until noon Thursday, the National Weather Service reports.
Precipitation is expected to continue between 6 a.m. and noon Thursday in Oklahoma City.
Temperatures continue to hover just above 32 degrees early Thursday in Oklahoma City with heavy rain and hail reported. Snow or sleet accumulation up to 2 inches is possible in parts of central Oklahoma before noon.
Parts of northern and eastern Oklahoma are under a winter storm warning until 6 p.m. Thursday where sleet or snowfall could be from 3 to 6 inches in places.
The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:
Thursday: Rain possibly mixed with sleet before noon then a slight chance of rain. High near 47. East, southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Total daytime sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday night: Mostly clear with a low around 23. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday: Mostly sunny with a high near 40. North, northwest wind around 7 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy with a low around 27. North, northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday: Sunny with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming south, southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday night: Mostly clear with a low around 36.
Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high near 57.
Sunday night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy with a low around 32.
Monday: Mostly sunny with a high near 45.
Monday night: Mostly clear with a low around 30.
Tuesday: Sunny with a high near 48.