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6:58 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

Weekend Snow Possible

Tulsa, OK – THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN OKLAHOMA...PAWNEE...WASHINGTON...OSAGE AND NOWATA.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* WIDESPREAD RAIN CHANGING OVER TO SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE
BEGINNING SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY. THE
HEAVIEST SNOW FALL...GENERALLY WEST AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE
44...LOOKS TO BE DURING THE DAY SATURDAY.

* 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS APPROACHING 5 INCHES
OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING. HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL BE LOCATED ALONG AND NEAR
THE KANSAS OKLAHOMA BORDER.

IMPACTS...
* ROADS...BRIDGES...AND OVERPASSES MAY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS
IN THE WATCH AREA...MAKING TRAVEL TREACHEROUS. POWER OUTAGES ARE
POSSIBLE

DEFINITION...
* A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS HEAVY SNOW OR A SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATION OF ICE OR SLEET IS EXPECTED IN THE WATCH AREA
DURING THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
* CONSIDER CHANGING TRAVEL PLANS. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE AN ADEQUATE
SUPPLY OF FOOD...WATER AND THE NECESSARY MEDICATION TO LAST
THROUGH THE DURATION OF THE WINTER STORM.