ODOT: Slick, Hazardous Roads Reported In Northern Oklahoma - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

ODOT: Slick, Hazardous Roads Reported In Northern Oklahoma

Posted: Updated:

Slick and hazardous driving conditions are reported in northern Oklahoma as a winter storm moves into the state, according to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

ODOT officials said conditions are expected to rapidly change throughout the day as temperatures drop.

In Creek, Washington, Rogers and Tulsa counties, crews report slick conditions are quickly developing and and urge drivers to use caution on bridges and overpasses. In the panhandle and in north-central Oklahoma, snow and sleet is being reported and plowing operations are also underway. 

Crews in western, eastern and central Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma City metro area, are seeing a mixture of rain and sleet and crews are treating slick areas as needed at this time.

Drivers should stay alert to changing weather conditions throughout the afternoon and use caution if travel is necessary. Plan for extra travel and increase the following distance between vehicles to allow extra room for braking. Stay at least 200 feet behind road-clearing equipment on the highway.

If drivers must travel out of state, they are urged to check area road conditions before heading out.

Out-of-State Road Conditions

Arkansas 800-245-1672 www.idrivearkansas.com

Colorado 303-639-1111 www.cotrip.org

Kansas 866-511-5368 511.ksdot.org

Missouri 888-275-6636 www.modot.org

New Mexico 800-432-4269 www.nmroads.com

Texas 800-452-9292 www.drivetexas.org

To check CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS in Oklahoma, call the Department of Public Safety's ROAD CONDITIONS HOTLINE at 888-425-2385.

Stay with News 9 and News9.com for updates. 

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.


Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.


See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.


Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive
Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.