Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Oklahoma City Through Noon CT Tomorrow (2/12/2012


…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY…

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN… CENTRAL… AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA… AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

* TIMING: LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO PARTS OF WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON…THEN SPREAD EASTWARD OVER THE REST OF OKLAHOMA TONIGHT. THE LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO SLEET AND POSSIBLY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PRECIPITATION WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST ON MONDAY. BY NOON MONDAY…MOSTLY LIGHT RAIN IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF OKLAHOMA.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS: WIDESPREAD SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY… AVERAGING 2 INCHES OR LESS. ISOLATED LOCATIONS MAY RECEIVE UP TO 3 INCHES. ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE: FREEZING RAIN OR AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE LIGHT. SOME LOCATIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA COULD SEE A FEW TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION.

* MAIN IMPACT: ROADS…ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES…MAY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. SLICK CONDITIONS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ON UNTREATED SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS. BE CAREFUL IF YOU HAVE TO TRAVEL. EVEN SMALL AMOUNTS OF ICE AND SNOW CAN MAKE ROADS AND SIDEWALKS SLICK AND DANGEROUS.

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