Just talked with dispatcher at Oklahoma Highway Patrol
Troop J, which is based at Enid. She said U.S. 412 is open wes frorm Enid to Orienta. HOWEVER, west and north of that intersection at Orienta is closed. For example, you would not be able to travel from there to Woodward, Alva or Waynoka. Travel is discouraged thoughout Troop J, but especially west of Enid.
The OG&E System Watch is showing 57 customers affected by
outages in Chandler in Lincoln County.
I just talked with a woman at Woodward County Sheriff’s office. She said one woman in their office has a Ford pickup that now has a snow drift over the hood. She also said that last night they had drifts around the knees there by the office and “now we have a four-foot wall.”
TROOP G- In Caddo County, State Highways 58 North of Eakly and State Highway 152 west of Binger are ice and snow covered. In the Comanche, Cotton, Grady, Jefferson and Stephens County areas the roadways are wet and bridges and overpasses may be slick and hazardous. Use caution at bridges and overpasses.
The OG&E System Watch shows the following number of customers affected by outages:
Enid – 174
Kremlin – 185
Nardin – 72
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop J, based in Enid, just had a repor from a trooper of moderate snowfall in Woods County. Another trooper reported visibility of a half-mile because of heavy fog.
Bob Shaw at Hobart said it started snowing about mid-afternoon and is sticking to the grass, but hasn’t covered the grass.
Lloyd Colston, emergency management director for the City of Altus said it’s not snowing but it has been. He said he’s sure roads will be slick later tonight. “I can’t recommend people getting out on this stuff.”
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop A, based in Oklahoma City, is reporting: “Canadian is going to be slick on the bridges and overpasses. There is a large amount of slush already building up on I40.”
Just received a report of sleet falling about 10 miles west of El Reno.