Foard Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 7:30 AM CST on March 03, 2015

... Widespread accumulating snow... sleet... and freezing rain
possible late tonight through Wednesday...

Another strong cold front will surge through Oklahoma and North
Texas this afternoon and tonight. As this occurs... very cold air
will move into the region. A series of upper storm systems will
move across the Southern Plains tonight through Wednesday
afternoon... bringing widespread wintry precipitation to much of
Oklahoma and North Texas. Rain will transition to a wintry mix of
sleet... freezing rain... and eventually snow... from north to
south... as the cold airmass deepens late tonight through
Wednesday. Accumulations of snow... sleet... and freezing rain will
be possible over much of the region. Current forecast
accumulations are one to three inches of snow and sleet across
parts of northern... central... and southwest Oklahoma... with
locally higher amounts possible. An accumulation of ice will also
be possible with amounts ranging from a glaze to around fifteen
hundredths of an inch in parts of southern Oklahoma and western
North Texas. There are still some questions where the heaviest
amounts of snow and ice will occur and just how much that will be
but slick and hazardous driving conditions seem likely across
parts of Oklahoma and western North Texas overnight and through
the day on Wednesday. Monitor the forecast closely as details
regarding this winter weather event will likely change... with
advisories and possibly warnings being issued. Follow NWS Norman
on twitter and facebook... and monitor our you tube channel for
video briefings.


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