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10:33 pm
Mon January 31, 2011

BLIZZARD WARNING FOR TULSA

Tulsa, OK – THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST
TUESDAY NIGHT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN OKLAHOMA...CREEK...TULSA...ROGERS...MAYES...DELAWARE...
PAWNEE...OTTAWA...WASHINGTON...OSAGE...CRAIG AND NOWATA.

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3:32 pm
Mon January 31, 2011

Shelters to Open

Red Cross headquarters in Tulsa is at 11th and Highway 169.
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Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Area Chapter of the American Red Cross will open emergency shelters for stranded motorists beginning today at 6:00pm. The shelters are specifically for travelers who may become stranded due to the winter storm.

The stranded motorist shelters will be opened in the following locations today at 6:00pm:

Tulsa:
Crosstown Church of Christ
3400 E. Admiral Place

Bristow:
First Baptist Church
6th & Chestnut

Henryetta:
Church of Christ
413 W. Broadway

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2:53 pm
Mon January 31, 2011

State of Emergency

Tulsa, OK – Fallin declares state of emergency in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency for all 77 Oklahoma counties as the state prepares for a major winter storm to hit.

Fallin made the declaration Monday. The declaration gives the state a mechanism to allow local governments to be reimbursed for costs related to the storm.

The order also is a first step toward seeking federal aid if such aid is necessary.

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2:51 pm
Mon January 31, 2011

Winter Storm Approaches

Ice Melt and Snow Shovels are hot items at Tulsa hardware stores ahead of the storm.
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Tulsa, Ok – Oklahoma braces for winter storm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A winter storm is expected to bring freezing rain, heavy snow and frigid temperatures to Oklahoma this week.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for central and western Oklahoma from 6 p.m. Monday through 6 p.m. Tuesday and a winter storm warning for eastern Oklahoma from 6 p.m. Monday through 7 a.m. Wednesday.

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10:48 am
Mon January 31, 2011

Harvard Open

Crews bring down old overpass
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Tulsa, OK – The Oklahoma Department of Transportation opens Harvard Avenue 12-hours earlier than had been planned. The roadway was shut down over the weekend, so crews could dismantle the old I-44 bridge over Harvard. Traffic was moved over to the new bridge. The work was part of the overall I-44 widening project from Yale Avenue to Riverside Drive.

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10:16 am
Mon January 31, 2011

Turley Murder

Tulsa, Ok –

TURLEY, Okla. (AP) Tulsa County authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man found dead near Turley.

KJRH reports deputies found the body in the small town on the northwestern edge of Tulsa about 5:30 p.m. Sunday and are investigating the death as a homicide.

The body has been sent to the state medical examiner's office in an effort to determine his identity.

Investigators say they have made no arrests and have not identified a suspect in the shooting.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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9:21 am
Mon January 31, 2011

Monday Morning's News and Weather

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local Stories, including the latest on the pending Winter Storm:

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9:01 am
Mon January 31, 2011

Storm Update: Winter Storm Warning

Total Storm Accumulation
National Weather Service

Tulsa, Ok – 345 AM CST MON JAN 31 2011

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
6 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN OKLAHOMA...PITTSBURG...SEQUOYAH...LE FLORE...LATIMER AND
HASKELL. IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.

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10:06 am
Sun January 30, 2011

Fatal Crash Takes Teens

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Chickasha, OK – 2 Oklahoma teens killed in Grady County accident

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) Authorities say two Chickasha teenagers were killed and one was injured when their vehicle ran off a Grady County road.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 17-year-old Matthew Hoskins and 15-year-old Evan Raasch died when the vehicle crashed into a tree on Thursday.

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