Today (Tuesday), a dense fog (1/4 mile visibility or lesss) will affect much of central Oklahoma through
the morning hours. In some areas, visibility will be restricted to
only a few hundred feet. Motorists should allow for slower travel.
Looking ahead to later in the week:
The highest chances for precipitation will be across the southeast half of Oklahoma
and adjacent parts of Texas.
More precipitation will arrive Friday morning when the highest chances for
freezing rain are in southeast Oklahoma. Precipitation will decrease from
northwest to southeast through the day.
And at 4:25 a.m. today (Tuesday) the National Weather Service, Norman issued a Winter Storm Watch that will be “in Effect from Thursday morning through Friday afternoon” for:
Marshall-Bryan counties in Oklahoma and Wichita-Archer-Clay counties in western,
Significant amounts of snow…sleet…and freezing rain are
expected over parts of Oklahoma and north Texas. In general…the
main snow and sleet impacts are most likely to occur near…and
north of…a line from Lawton to Norman to Shawnee. Farther
south…ice accumulation will be the main concern.
* Timing: Light freezing rain may begin Thursday morning. Heavier
freezing rain…sleet…and snow are expected from Thursday
evening through Friday morning.
* Main impact: Dangerous driving conditions will likely result
from accumulation of ice and snow.
* Other impacts: Ice accumulation may cause power outages in parts
of southern Oklahoma and western north Texas.
Keep up with the latest weather information…especially if you
plan to travel.