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Less Than 24 Hours Until Winter Storm Arrives In NE Oklahoma
KOTV Channel 6 Tulsa ^ | Wednesday, January 27, 2010 | Channel 6 News

Posted on 01/27/2010 7:11:54 AM PST by Star Traveler

Less Than 24 Hours Until Winter Storm Arrives In NE Oklahoma

Posted: Jan 27, 2010 6:37 AM
Updated: Jan 27, 2010 8:52 AM

On Friday, snow will still be falling with significant
accumulations likely along and north of the I-44 corridor.

TULSA, OK -- Most of northern Oklahoma is under a Winter Storm Warning which will be in effect from 6 a.m. Thursday through 6 a.m. Friday. 

News On 6 meteorologist Alan Crone says a major storm moving east out of California is expected to collide with cold air from Canada late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.  

Read Alan Crone's weather discussion.

Crone says rain will begin Thursday morning and could quickly change over to freezing rain across portions of northern Oklahoma. 

By midday or early afternoon, precipitation will be in the form of sleet with freezing rain near the I-40 corridor. 

Thursday evening, the sleet will transition to snow across the northern third of the state, with freezing rain remaining along the I-40 corridor.  

Snow will continue to fall into Friday, with significant accumulations likely along and north of the I-44 corridor. 

Crone says because of the potential for freezing rain, he expects an Ice Storm Warning will be issued for portions of eastern and central Oklahoma on Thursday. 

With that in mind, Crone says power outages are possible, especially across the I-40 corridor into east central Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. 

Some locations could lose electric service for several days. 


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Ice Storm Likely Across Oklahoma


1 posted on 01/27/2010 7:11:55 AM PST by Star Traveler
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To: Star Traveler

Bracing for impact in Tulsa.


2 posted on 01/27/2010 7:16:14 AM PST by guido911 (Islamic terrorists are members of the "ROP", the "religion of pu*&ies")
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To: Star Traveler

Ugh! We had an ice storm a few weeks ago...what a mess!

Everyone: be safe!


3 posted on 01/27/2010 7:16:47 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Star Traveler

OOOOOOOOOklahoma where the wind comes ridin’ down the plains!........................


4 posted on 01/27/2010 7:17:36 AM PST by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: Star Traveler

Good luck everyone, I remember being on a trip from Denver back home to Florida in late ‘97 and a sudden snowstorm blew up out of nowhere and the forecasts were for icy and impassable conditions and I had to get home, I zig-zagged down little state roads out of Kansas leading into Oklahoma in hopes of staying ahead of the storm and at one point stopping to throw a quick $20 in the tank and literally being chased out of that gas station by the oncoming snow squalls, I got to warmer weather but that was quite the experience.

Again, good luck folks.


5 posted on 01/27/2010 7:20:03 AM PST by mkjessup (Hostile LaVista Senor' McCain (translation = tomorrow is going to be HOSTILE you SOB!))
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To: guido911
You were saying ...

Bracing for impact in Tulsa.

Oh yeah, that's where I'm at. It could be 9 inches, could be 12 inches or more of snow... just depends... (on what, I don't know... LOL...)

6 posted on 01/27/2010 7:20:13 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: guido911
Howdy neighbors
We are going to catch it, TOO!
I drive all over the Kansas border, just north of OK.
Be safe!
7 posted on 01/27/2010 7:22:00 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: Star Traveler
We've had warnings, since Monday, of an impending snow storm Thursday night...Doppler radar is our friend.

8 posted on 01/27/2010 7:26:12 AM PST by SouthDixie (We are but angels with one wing, it takes two to fly.)
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To: Star Traveler

Note to self:
Time to join every resident in town at Wally World for a milk/bread run


9 posted on 01/27/2010 7:33:06 AM PST by NicNacPattyWac
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To: Star Traveler
To quote the famous Lloyd Christmas (Dumb and Dumber):
"Yeah, that John Denver Al Gore is full of sh*t, man!"
10 posted on 01/27/2010 7:33:41 AM PST by DadOfFive (I changed the name on my iPod to Obama just for the thrill when it displays "Obama is syncing".)
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To: Star Traveler

I need to get some Ice Melt this morning, Hope there are still some bags in stock. Might pick up a new snow shovel while I’m out. And some beer. And some pretzels.

Wait, I should get some eggs while I’m at it. And stop off at the Tag Office for the little 2010-2011 tag sticker for one of our vehicles.

Wow, I’d better hurry up and get a shower, cause I’ve got a lot to do today, suddenly.


11 posted on 01/27/2010 7:39:19 AM PST by savedbygrace
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To: Star Traveler

Thanks.

Just called my Mom to make sure she was prepared and she is.


12 posted on 01/27/2010 7:45:41 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: savedbygrace

As a kid growing up in T town, I remember some great snowstorms in the late thirties and early forties.


13 posted on 01/27/2010 7:49:21 AM PST by drdemars (Each moment new)
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To: drdemars

was just online to hometown newspapaer and Wichita Falls Tx area is gonna get hammered be safe all !


14 posted on 01/27/2010 7:52:20 AM PST by advertising guy (Consumer Of Confiscated Liquers Czar)
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To: Star Traveler

This would of been the winter for all of you East of the Great Deviders to vacation in the Pacific Northwest. Its been the warmest and mildest January on record. Feels like March.

And I predicted this would happen long ago when Vancouver was selected for the Winter Olympics. We would have year after year of record snow-pack until the winter of 2009/10 when it would be “what snow-pack?”.


15 posted on 01/27/2010 7:54:17 AM PST by NavyCanDo (America Rising 11-2-2010)
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To: drdemars
<BEGIN GRUMPINESS> Now that I'm a cranky old timer, I don't think any snow storm is great. Bah.
16 posted on 01/27/2010 7:57:16 AM PST by savedbygrace
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To: pesto

Have you gotten the hatches battened down?


17 posted on 01/27/2010 7:57:33 AM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: savedbygrace
You were saying ...

Wow, I’d better hurry up and get a shower, cause I’ve got a lot to do today, suddenly.

Heck yeah... we all got a lot to do about right now... :-)

Yesterday I had to dig out a sewer line in the yard and find out what was plugged up. Got someone coming out today to do the cleanout and then there's a pipe repair to be done, but that won't be done until after the storm. Ughh...

Oh well... and it's off to the store for supplies. I hear that Home Depot was a madhouse yesterday around here in Tulsa.

18 posted on 01/27/2010 7:57:43 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Vendome
You were saying ...

Just called my Mom to make sure she was prepared and she is.

Glad to hear that. This sort of thing is getting to be quite a regular event around here in Oklahoma, it seems... LOL...

We don't have a generator, but if this is the way winters are going to be from now on, better get one, I guess...

19 posted on 01/27/2010 7:59:33 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: NicNacPattyWac
You were saying ...

Time to join every resident in town at Wally World for a milk/bread run

Me too... I actually wanted to do it yesterday but had to dig up a sewer line in the yard and I can't wait any longer now... so I'm going to be joining the crowds there, too... :-)

20 posted on 01/27/2010 8:01:55 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: NicNacPattyWac
Time to join every resident in town at Wally World for a milk/bread run

Right. Headed there right now. Got the snow shovel out of the shed for this one. Not like the Christmas blizzard that got here ahead of my brain. Keep safe everyone. No power outages please.

21 posted on 01/27/2010 8:03:01 AM PST by maxter (Ignorance is not bliss, it is devastating, and we are witnessing some of the fruits of it.)
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To: SouthDixie
You were saying ...

We've had warnings, since Monday, of an impending snow storm Thursday night...Doppler radar is our friend.

Yeah, but that was warnings from something that was sitting off the California Coast, in the Pacific Ocean, back then... LOL...

And weather forecasts tend to "tighten up" and modify in three to four days. In this case, it seems that it's going to hit where they were thinking -- but at other times, all it takes is a slight swerve (especially talking about a storm in the Pacific Ocean, when you're talking about Oklahoma)... and then it misses the entire area.

The last one we had, they didn't even know it was going to be a blizzard until about two or three hours before it hit here. They knew there was a storm coming, but not blizzard conditions.

If you watch these things as they come closer and watch the forecasters, they change their forecasts just about every single day, before it gets here... LOL...

22 posted on 01/27/2010 8:05:47 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

Interesting audio/slide show from the Tulsa forecast office from 6am this morning:

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/media/tsa/briefing/player.html

Pay special attention to the icing forecast to predict power outages.


23 posted on 01/27/2010 8:06:33 AM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: Kansas58

Thanks and you too... :-)


24 posted on 01/27/2010 8:06:52 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

Don’t forget beer.


25 posted on 01/27/2010 8:12:33 AM PST by savedbygrace
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To: savedbygrace; All

Oklahoma City just had a record-setting blizzard with over a foot (close to 20 inches IIRC) on Christmas Eve.

This looks to be slightly north, but wow.

OK has been hammered this winter.


26 posted on 01/27/2010 8:13:18 AM PST by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: Star Traveler

This is for Washington county, the latest update from Bartlesville/Washington County emergency management:
“The current track could keep Washington County out of the heaviest ice accumulations, however it appears the trade off would be heavier snow fall amounts. Will continue to monitor and advise.


27 posted on 01/27/2010 8:14:44 AM PST by pesto
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To: guido911

They are talking the possibility of significant accumulation here in Tennessee starting tomorrow night. I was going to North Carolina but now I will postpone the trip.


28 posted on 01/27/2010 8:15:17 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Truth - Reality through the eyes of God.)
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To: NicNacPattyWac

and batteries, candles, matches, etc...


29 posted on 01/27/2010 8:16:45 AM PST by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: Star Traveler

You all are definitely over your yearly snowfall average by this point I would think. Crazy winter.

We even had several decent snows out here in Midland/Odessa, TX.

Heck, we got 4 inches in Abilene, TX on Christmas.

Reminds me of my childhood in Kansas.


30 posted on 01/27/2010 8:17:22 AM PST by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: rwfromkansas

And remember, depending on how ‘wet’ the snow is, about 11 inches of snow, give or take, equals one-inch of rain.

A great time to fertilize your lawn would be DURING the snow storm. I’ve been told.

Yeah, right.


31 posted on 01/27/2010 8:17:29 AM PST by savedbygrace
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To: Red Badger

No kidding. When I lived there every time it snowed it seemed it was a blizzard.


32 posted on 01/27/2010 8:20:12 AM PST by Justa
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To: basil

No my hatches are all unbattened.


33 posted on 01/27/2010 8:22:32 AM PST by pesto
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To: savedbygrace

LOL...


34 posted on 01/27/2010 8:23:58 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: rwfromkansas
You were saying ...

You all are definitely over your yearly snowfall average by this point I would think. Crazy winter.

Yeah, and I've been telling my relatives and friends around here that we're in for a decade or more of colder winter weather... according to the Dalton-type Minimum that we're currently in now.

I'm pretty sure we're going to have much colder winters, now (and much more ice and snow)... for the next decade and more... :-)....

I guess I'm going to have to get my skis back again, that I had while I was in Oregon. I liked doing the cross country skiing there... I could have used those croos country skis a number of times here...

35 posted on 01/27/2010 8:29:15 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

Snow is like sex. You never know how much you are going to get or how long it is going to last.


36 posted on 01/27/2010 8:30:15 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Truth - Reality through the eyes of God.)
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To: NicNacPattyWac

I always wondered about that. Is there some tradition that you have French toast on snow days?


37 posted on 01/27/2010 8:31:17 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Truth - Reality through the eyes of God.)
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To: Star Traveler

Bartlesville/Washington County Emergency Management The impact of a significant winter storm is almost certiain at this point. Forecast models are still changing but a Winter Storm Warning has already been issued for Washington County. Ice accumulations to 1/2” expected followed by as much as 12” of snow with winds in excess of 20mph and dangerous wind chills on Fri & Sat..


38 posted on 01/27/2010 8:31:52 AM PST by pesto
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To: pesto; T-Bird45; All
You were saying ...

This is for Washington county, the latest update from Bartlesville/Washington County emergency management: “The current track could keep Washington County out of the heaviest ice accumulations, however it appears the trade off would be heavier snow fall amounts. Will continue to monitor and advise.

That weather service news report that "T-Bird45" supplied in his Post #23 -- is a good and informative report.

Thanks T-Bird45 for that link.

39 posted on 01/27/2010 8:32:54 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

:-)


40 posted on 01/27/2010 8:33:41 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: NavyCanDo
It's been strange up here for a while. There is no better weather than summer in Seattle and last year was the absolute finest. The thing that has struck me this fall and winter has been the timing of the rain; we had some regular rain, but rather than having rainy days separated by drizzly days, they've been sunny! Yesterday was beautiful. I live in Pugetopolis but I also have a place near Blewett Pass so I spend quite a bit of time in the mountains. There can't be much more than 4 feet of snow on Snoqualmie - I did a little research and found they've had 157” fall - a bit over a third of the average. At my cabin I have less than a foot - it's on the dry side of the Cascades but I should at least have a couple of feet by now.
41 posted on 01/27/2010 8:34:20 AM PST by stormer
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To: thefactor
and batteries, candles, matches, etc...

If you loose power and don't have any heat, DON'T USE your gas oven or top burners to heat your house.

A gas range produces carbon monoxide gas which is odorless and can kill you and your family.

It is just like attaching a hose to the tail pipe of your car and running it though a window to the inside of your house.

Think before using any alternate heat if the power goes out.

42 posted on 01/27/2010 8:36:21 AM PST by TYVets (Let's Roll!!! The leadership of the GOP has no spine and no guts, but we conservatives do)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Or when you’ll get it again.


43 posted on 01/27/2010 8:40:44 AM PST by stormer
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To: NavyCanDo
You were saying ...

This would of been the winter for all of you East of the Great Deviders to vacation in the Pacific Northwest. Its been the warmest and mildest January on record. Feels like March.

In the Pacific Northwest, I remember what the weathermen called the "Pineapple Express" -- all the storms which would roll in off the Pacific Ocean, from Hawaii... LOL...

But, sometimes that Pineapple Express goes south and hits California, and the Pacific Northwest is warmer and drier than usual. Usually that's during an El Nino period that this happens.

It does seem that the storms are hitting California and not the Pacific Northwest, now.

And when that does happen, then it also seems that Oklahoma is one state that gets the brunt of those storms that have shifted down to California, from the Pacific Northwest... and they get hammered by a lot of snow and ice... interesting... :-)

44 posted on 01/27/2010 8:42:06 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: stormer

The Pineapple Express went down to California, that’s what happened... :-)

And that does happen in cycles. I don’t know if we’re in an El Nino type of situation now, but that’s typically what happens up there with an El Nino with the Pineapple Express going south and then California getting slammed (by what would normally be going on up in the Pacific Northwest).

It’s cyclic...


45 posted on 01/27/2010 8:47:28 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

What we don’t want to see around here is the convergence of the Pineapple Express and the Alberta Clipper. That’s when the shit hits the fan around here and it’s basically what’s going to take place over Oklahoma. On the one hand they might be lucky; most of the moisture has already been wrung out.


46 posted on 01/27/2010 8:58:26 AM PST by stormer
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To: Star Traveler
Bracing for impact in Tulsa.

Oh yeah, that's where I'm at.

Stay safe, and stay home - I saw how you guys drive in ice, and it ain't pretty! LOL

Back in 73-74 (CRS?) I drove out in January from upstate NY for a six-week training course. Got up one morning and found that an ice storm had dropped about two-three inches of ice. Saw folks spinning their wheels getting off at the lights, then locking brakes trying to stop; saw more accidents in that two mile drive than any two winters in upstate NY!

Went in the back entry to the parking lot up a fairly steep hill and scared the h3!! out of the security guard stopping folks driving down that driveway. Loved having studded tires all around! Closed the plant for two days for lack of power - fun times!

47 posted on 01/27/2010 9:06:36 AM PST by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !! )
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To: stormer
You were saying ...

What we don’t want to see around here is the convergence of the Pineapple Express and the Alberta Clipper. That’s when the shit hits the fan around here and it’s basically what’s going to take place over Oklahoma. On the one hand they might be lucky; most of the moisture has already been wrung out.

I had to look that one up... :-)

Alberta Clipper

48 posted on 01/27/2010 9:06:37 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: brityank
You were saying ...

Stay safe, and stay home - I saw how you guys drive in ice, and it ain't pretty! LOL

Well "excuuuuse me!"... LOL...

I've got experience from driving around in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest and chains and all, along with the ice and snow around there... :-)

I know what you mean, but when I see this kind of weather, I want to chain up and go driving around in it... :-)

I've driven across the Rockies in the dead of winter, and across 1,000 miles of packed snow/ice on the Interstates many times (in traveling between Oregon and Texas/Oklahoma... so I can make it about anywhere...

But, even in Oregon, and in Portland, people can go crazy when the snows hit.

49 posted on 01/27/2010 9:11:47 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

You are welcome for the link - I found it to be much more in depth than the usual TV report but they are constrained by broadcast time. I will say the TV guys are doing a good job with the basic info but it is nice to get the background for better understanding.

I’ll try to keep an eye out for when they post the next update and add that link to this thread.


50 posted on 01/27/2010 9:15:30 AM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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