Winter Storm Warning Issued For All Of Northeastern Oklahoma

Monday, February 7th 2011, 5:47 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- The National Weather Service in Tulsa issued a winter storm warning for several northeastern Oklahoma counties Monday.

The winter storm warning, in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday to 9 p.m. Wednesday, includes all of northeastern Oklahoma.  It also includes several counties in northwest Arkansas.

The system is expected to move into the Tulsa-area Tuesday night into Wednesday.

"This would support a 5 to near 10 inch possibility with some locally higher amounts in the 10 inch range," News On 6 Meteorologist Alan Crone said.

Read Alan Crone's blog

Temperatures will drop well below the freezing mark once again. Wednesday's high is only forecasted to reach 15 degrees. Thursday will start out with sub-zero temperatures, with a morning low of four degrees below zero.

Temperatures aren't expected to be above 32 degrees until Friday.

Several Green Country schools are closed Tuesday, including Tulsa, Jenks, Union, Broken Arrow, Owasso, and Bixby.

See a complete list of school closings

 A winter storm warning was also issued for parts of central, southeast and western Oklahoma.

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