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12:40 pm
Thu December 24, 2009

Blizzard Warning

Tulsa, OK – 000
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WSWTSA

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1050 AM CST THU DEC 24 2009

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OSAGE-PAWNEE-CREEK-
1050 AM CST THU DEC 24 2009

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY...


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

* IN OKLAHOMA...CREEK...PAWNEE AND OSAGE.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BY LATE
MORNING...WITH HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED
TO CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLIZZARD CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ALTHOUGH SNOW WILL END DURING THE EVENING...STRONG AND
GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 7 INCHES EXPECTED THROUGH THIS
EVENING...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OF 8 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST TO 45 MPH THROUGH TONIGHT. THE GUSTY
WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER SNOWFALL
ENDS THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO A QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS IN
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.