News 9 Weather Team Updates On Winter Weather In Oklahoma


Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 11:04 pm
By: News 9


Multiple forms of disruptive winter weather are becoming more likely for the time period beginning Wednesday morning overnight into Thursday morning for the northern half of the state.

This will not be a continuous winter weather event. Rain will be the predominant form of precipitation Wednesday and Thursday with two windows of opportunity for sleet, ice and snow: Wednesday morning, and then again Wednesday night through Thursday morning.

Aware area: 1 to 3 inches of snow that will mix at times with sleet and freezing rain.

Ready area: 2 to 4 inches of snow that will mix at times with sleet and freezing rain.

Action area: Heavy snow possible. 4 inches with amounts over 7 inches near the Kansas border.

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Slick and hazardous traveling conditions can be expected within all threat areas, but will be most prevalent within the Ready and Action areas. Ice accretions on tree limbs and power lines may result in power outages.

Continuously changing temperature profiles throughout this event will have a huge impact on precipitation type and amounts.

Tune in to News 9 Wednesday morning for the latest updates!