Freezing Drizzle Falls Across Eastern Oklahoma

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 1:00 pm
By: News On 6

Freezing rain and drizzle are falling across much of southeastern Oklahoma. The National Weather Service office in Tulsa has issued a winter weather advisory until noon on Thursday.

The advisory includes Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Haskell, Hughes, Latimer, LeFlore, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Nowata, Ofuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pittsburg, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner and Washington counties.

Weather Alerts

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a number of the roads and highways the Sallisaw area are slick.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has sand trucks out applying sand and salt to a several highways.

OHP is reminding drivers to reduce speed and increase following distance when traveling on slick roads.

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety - Road Conditions

At least one eastern Oklahoma school district closed late Wednesday morning because of the icy road conditions.

School Closings