Local & Regional
10:52 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Now it Snows

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is issued for the Tulsa Metro. Below, you will find the statement from the National Weather Service in Tulsa:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...ADAIR...CREEK...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...
WAGONER...TULSA...ROGERS...MAYES...DELAWARE...PAWNEE...OTTAWA...
WASHINGTON...OSAGE...CRAIG...NOWATA...PITTSBURG...MCINTOSH AND
MUSKOGEE.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* A BAND OF MODERATE SNOW IS MOVING EAST ACROSS CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
AND WILL BE MOVING INTO EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BY
THIS AFTERNOON. A QUICK HALF-INCH TO INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION
IS EXPECTED...WHICH COULD COLLECT ON ROADWAYS.

* A HALF INCH TO AN INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION EXPECTED...WITH THE
HEAVIER AMOUNTS MAINLY OVER EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

IMPACTS...
* THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY ENOUGH IN THE BAND TO ACCUMULATE ON SOME
ROADS IN THE ADVISORY AREA...DESPITE ITS SHORT DURATION. WHERE
THE SNOW ACCUMULATES ON ROADS YOU CAN EXPECT SLICK AND
POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES AND NON-TREATED SURFACES.

DEFINITION...
* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINTRY PRECIPITATION MAY
ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
* USE EXTRA CAUTION IF DRIVING. ATTEMPT TO STAY ON TREATED
ROADWAYS. EXPECT TRAVEL DELAYS.