Lots Of Snow And Temps In The Deep Freeze Forecast For Oklahoma

Monday, January 31st 2011, 7:59 am
By: News On 6

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TULSA, Oklahoma -- Colder temperatures, along with ice and snow are returning to Oklahoma Monday evening and early Tuesday morning.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for 17 counties in the northeast part of the state from 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday morning.

News On 6 meteorologist Alan Crone says precipitation will start as rain and quickly mix to freezing rain and then to sleet across the central and northeastern Oklahoma.

Sometime early Tuesday, the sleet will transition to moderate and heavy snow across the portions of central and northeastern Oklahoma.

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He says snowfall in Tulsa area could be 8 to 12 inches.



Crone says north winds are also expected to increase from 20 to near 40 mph Tuesday during the major of the system creating blowing snow and zero visibility.

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