UPDATE: Power outages, ice possible in parts of Oklahoma as weather advisory issued

A weather advisory has been issued for Thursday night through Saturday morning. Travelers should be cautious in Oklahoma as ice is possible and tree branches could snap and down power lines, the National Weather Service advises.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: November 21, 2013 at 4:54 pm •  Published: November 21, 2013

5:10 a.m. There is a chance for icy weather in Oklahoma Thursday night to Saturday morning, the National Weather Service reports.

A weather advisory has been issued for parts of Oklahoma, mostly west of Interstate 44 and along the interstate from southwest to northeast Oklahoma, from 6 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Saturday due to the chance for freezing rain.

Thursday there is a chance of showers in central Oklahoma before temperatures drop by dusk. Chances for freezing rain in central Oklahoma will increase after midnight Thursday and early Friday.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Friday: A chance of freezing rain. Cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Friday night: A chance of freezing drizzle before midnight. Mostly cloudy with a low around 30. North wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a high near 39. North wind 7 to 10 mph.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 24.

Sunday: Snow and sleet likely mainly after noon. Cloudy with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Sunday night: A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy with a low around 30.

Monday: A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Monday night: A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy with a low around 32.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny with a high near 47.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear with a low around 30.

Wednesday: Sunny with a high near 50.

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