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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK

434 AM CST THU JAN 12 2017

 

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HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-

NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-

BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-

CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-COMANCHE-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…BUFFALO…LAVERNE…ALVA…CHEROKEE…

HELENA…CARMEN…MEDFORD…POND CREEK…LAMONT…WAKITA…

PONCA CITY…BLACKWELL…SHATTUCK…ARNETT…GAGE…FARGO…

WOODWARD…FAIRVIEW…ENID…PERRY…CHEYENNE…HAMMON…

SEILING…VICI…TALOGA…LEEDEY…WEATHERFORD…CLINTON…

WATONGA…GEARY…OKEENE…KINGFISHER…HENNESSEY…OKARCHE…

GUTHRIE…STILLWATER…ELK CITY…SAYRE…CORDELL…BURNS FLAT…

SENTINEL…ANADARKO…HINTON…YUKON…CONCHO…EL RENO…

MUSTANG…OKLAHOMA CITY…CHANDLER…STROUD…PRAGUE…MEEKER…

DAVENPORT…WELLSTON…CHICKASHA…TUTTLE…PURCELL…NEWCASTLE…

BLANCHARD…NORMAN…MOORE…SHAWNEE…HOLLIS…MANGUM…

GRANITE…HOBART…SNYDER…ALTUS…LAWTON

434 AM CST THU JAN 12 2017

 

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING

THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT…

 

* TIMING…EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY

 

* ICE ACCUMULATION…ICE ACCUMULATIONS OVER ONE-QUARTER INCH…

ESPECIALLY ACROSS PART OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN OKLAHOMA

 

* WINDS…NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH

 

* OTHER IMPACTS…ICE ACCUMULATIONS BY LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY

MAY BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. BRIDGES, OVERPASSES, AND

SECONDARY ROADS MAY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS…ESPECIALLY ON

FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT

ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE

LATEST FORECASTS.