Associated Press

UNDATED -- A potent winter storm is expected to track across Oklahoma.

The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings and watches for Thursday and Friday.

Up to 10 inches of snow is likely in western and northern Oklahoma. Freezing rain and snow is possible in southwestern and central sections, while accumulating ice is possible in southern Oklahoma.

On Wednesday, skies were partly cloudy and temperatures ranged from 56 degrees in Muskogee to 68 degrees in Altus, Frederick and Lawton.

The high was 61 in Bartlesville, Enid and Tulsa and 65 was the high in Guthrie, Hobart and Oklahoma City.

Highs ranging from the 20s in the northwest to 40s in the southeast are expected Thursday. Lows should range from the teens in the Oklahoma Panhandle to 30s in southeast Oklahoma.