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From Storm Shield Meteorologist Brittany Rainey:
A major winter event will impact Green Country beginning Thursday morning and continue into Friday.
This afternoon we will see partly cloudy skies and a breezy northwesterly wind. A cold front will move through Green country today keeping our highs in the 40s and 50s.
Wednesday night into Thursday cold, frigid air will continue to spill into the region. A disturbance will track out of the southwestern US Thursday morning and spread an area of snow, sleet & freezing rain over various portions of Green Country. The best chance of snow will be in north central Oklahoma and southeast Kansas. Most of northeastern Oklahoma will see significant sleet on Thursday with an area of freezing rain over east-central and southeastern Oklahoma.
There will be a break for a few hours late Thursday but overnight into Friday morning a second, larger area of precipitation will arrive. This will encounter colder air and most, if not all of this precipitation will be in the form of snow for most of Green Country. Total accumulations of sleet should be a quarter to a half inch while snowfall could reach two to four inches by Friday afternoon. The snow will end Friday afternoon.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy, breezy and colder
Wind: NW 10-15 mph with higher gusts
Afternoon High: 52°
Overnight: Increasing clouds & colder
Wind: N 10 - 15 mph
Overnight Low: 25°
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