Road conditions, travel information across Green Country and Oklahoma after February 2 snow

Weekend winter weather caused slick conditions Sunday with several inches of snow falling across Green Country.

6:51 a.m. - OHP spokesman Capt. George Brown says most thoroughfares are clear, though there are a few slick spots, the secondary roads are the most hazardous.  OHP dispatch reports a moderately slow night with few wrecks.  Drivers should use caution, allow extra time and drive slow.

6:49 a.m. - 91st between 161st and HWY 169 in pretty good shape, a little slick so you should drive a little slower than the speed limit. HWY 169 northbound to the BA XPWY and the BA westbound to I-44 in good shape. Good flow of traffic on both. Interstate 44 from the BA to Peoria in really nice shape.

6:45 a.m. - Caddo, Grady, Comanche, Stephens, Cotton and Jefferson counties are all slick and hazardous at this time, according to state troopers.

6:07 a.m. - ODOT reports slick and hazardous roads in Sequoyah, Muskogee, Wagoner and McIntosh counties while Adair, Cherokee and Haskell county roads are slick in spots.  Some major roads have been cleared but caution should be used when traveling.

5:29 a.m. - All county roads and highways in Atoka, Coal and Bryan counties are slick and hazardous, according to ODOT.  Northern Pushmataha County roadways are slick and are slick in spots in southern portions.  Caution is advised.

5:19 a.m. - Kay and Noble counties, including I-35 from the Kansas-Oklahoma state line to the Cimarron River and US-412 from I-35 to Keystone Lake, are clear.  Secondary roads in Payne County are slick in spots.  Pawnee and Osage counties are slick in spots, mostly on the east side of the counties.

5 a.m. - Washington and Nowata counties are reporting no problems at this time.  Craig and Ottawa counties, including the Will Rogers Turnpike, are slick in spots.  Use caution on bridges and overpasses.  Mayes and Delaware counties, including the Cherokee Turnpike, are extremely slick and hazardous.  All travel in those counties is being discouraged.

5 a.m. - ODOT reports crews in southern and eastern portions of the state are seeing slick and hazardous roads and continue to apply salt and sand and plow areas as necessary.  Travel is discouraged in these areas.  The Oklahoma City and Tulsa areas have some slick spots.  Drivers should use extreme caution and leave plenty of time to reach their destination.

4:34 a.m. - Main roads in Tulsa, Creek and Rogers counties are mostly clear, according to the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.  Some patches of ice are being reported.  Okmulgee County is slick in spots in northern parts with southern parts, including I-40, are solid ice with numerous cars sliding into ditches.  Travel is discouraged in these areas.

4 a.m. - About 60 trucks salted and sanded Tulsa city streets overnight, according to a city spokesperson.  Most arterial roads are clear but neighborhoods remain hazardous.  Drive with caution.

1:09 a.m. - DPS: US 69 Southbound on the Red River reopened following deadly accident.

8 p.m. - DPS: US 69 Southbound on the Red River is closed due to a fatality accident involving three cars.

7:30 p.m. - From the City of Tulsa: 61st and Elwood near Turkey Mountain is closed today and tomorrow. Officials say it could be closed all week for more possible winter weather. Street crews are responding to winter weather by plowing Tulsa’s arterial streets and applying salt. Motorists should remain cautious on city arterials, especially in south Tulsa, which received more snow than other parts of the city.

7 p.m. - State Highway 39 and County Road 2950 in Grady County reopened.

6 p.m. - Washington and Nowata Counties are reporting no problems at this time.  Craig and Ottawa Counties including the Will Rogers Turnpike, roadways are slick in spots. Mayes and Delaware Counties including the Cherokee Turnpike are very slick and hazardous. All travel is discouraged in these counties.

5:10 p.m. - A road in Grady County will be closed due to a semi accident at State Highway 39 and County Road 2950. We will advise you when it reopens.

4:44 p.m. - All roadways in Garvin, Pontotoc, Murray, Love, and Johnston Counties remain slick and hazardous.  The snow and winter mix has stopped, but temperatures are below freezing. Particular area of concern is on I-35 in Garvin County at mile markers 64 and 74 Southbound. Traffic is backed up due to tractor trailers not able to climb those inclines. All travel is discouraged

4:34 p.m. - Interstate, highway systems and county roads in the Tulsa, Creek, Okmulgee and Rogers counties area are still responding to slick and hazardous roads. Travel is discouraged.

3:54 p.m. - From the City of Tulsa: Street crews are responding to winter weather by plowing Tulsa’s arterial streets and applying salt. Motorists should remain cautious on city arterials, especially in south Tulsa, which received more snow than other parts of the city. 61st and Elwood near Turkey Mountain is closed. 

3:30 p.m. -  ODOT: The Tulsa and Oklahoma City metro areas are slick in spots. Crews are plowing and treating areas as needed. Crews across southwestern, central and eastern Oklahoma continue to plow and apply salt and sand to roadways. Roads are reported to be slick in these areas. 

2:40 p.m. - All county roads and highways in Okfuskee, Seminole County are snow packed and slick. Hughes County and Pittsburg County are deteriorating fast due to ice accumulations and snow. Latimer and Leflore county roads are beginning to get covered with snow and ice. Travel is being discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Indian Nation turnpike is still slick and hazardous as well.

2:08 p.m. - Main streets in Broken Arrow are okay. They're wet, slick in spots, but passable just follow the traffic in front of you. Parking lots aren't terrible, but still slushy and slick. Neighborhood streets are slick and not packed down. Take your time.

1 p.m. - 61st Street plowed and reopened at Sheridan and Memorial

12:50 p.m. - All roadways in Garvin, Pontotoc, Murray, Love, and Johnston counties are snow/ice covered and extremely slick and hazardous. Several accidents working on I-35 and numerous vehicles off the roadway are causing long delays with wrecker services. All travel is discouraged.

12:30 p.m. - Many Tulsa main roads, highways have been cleared. Crews continue to clear arterial streets. 

12 p.m. - National Weather Service Tulsa measures 2.4 inches of snow on the ground in Tulsa. 

11:50 a.m. - National Weather Service in Tulsa: Driving conditions are hazardous across much of eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. Driving not recommended. 

11:50 a.m. - Okmulgee police: Roads are "deceptively" slick and hazardous. Remain on "Operation Slick Streets" with snow continuing to fall. 

11:45 a.m. - Highway 75 south of Glenpool snow covered both northbound and southbound. 

11:41 a.m. - Sand Springs Police: Roads are slick across city, multiple accidents reported.

11:17 a.m. - Highway 10 toward Tahlequah covered and slick. 

11:10 a.m. - All county roads and highways in McCurtain, Choctaw, Bryan, Marshall, Atoka, Coal, and Pushmataha counties are deteriorating fast due to ice. Coal County roads are snowed packed and hazardous. Atoka ,Bryan and Pushmataha counties accumulations of ice on bridges and overpass. ODOT is out in all counties working on roadways. Ice accumulating on trees and powerlines.

10:54 a.m. - Derek Masengale: Visibility on Highway 51 between Coweta and Broken Arrow is improving.

10:53 a.m. - Heavy blowing snow in Muskogee, McIntosh, Sequoyah, Adair, Cherokee, Haskell, and Wagoner counties. Blowing snow is reducing visibility to less than 1/8 of a mile in some spots.

10:30 a.m. - Roads are being reported as slick and hazardous in southwestern, central and southeastern Oklahoma. Crews are out treating roadways with salt and sand. Travel is highly discouraged in theses areas. 

10:30 a.m. - 61st Street has been shut down between Sheridan and Memorial due to multiple car accidents.   

10:20 a.m. - George Flickinger reporting two accidents on Highway 75 near Glenpool, both caused by vehicles following too close to large trucks.

10:20 a.m. - All county roads and Highways in Okfuskee, Seminole county are snow packed and slick. Hughes county and Pittsburg county are deteriorating fast due to ice accumulations and snow. Latimer and Leflore county roads are beginning to get covered with snow and ice. Travel is being discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Indian Nation turnpike is slick and hazardous as well.

10:17 a.m. - Storm chaser Derek Masengale reporting multiple wrecks on Highway 51 in Coweta. 

10 a.m. - Currently in Tulsa, Creek, Okmulgee, and Rogers counties, heavy snow is falling, accumulating on the roadways.

9:58 a.m. - About 2 inches of snow in the Checotah area. Roads are slick and hazardous around Highway 69 and I-40.

9:52 a.m. - National Weather Service in Tulsa: Officially one inch of snow measured.

9:50 a.m. - Multiple injury and non-injury accidents reported on Tulsa streets.  

9:25 a.m. - Tulsa Police Department enacts "Operation Slick Streets."

9:24 a.m. - National Weather Service in Norman: Heavy snow continues from near Wichita Falls up through Lawton and Norman; travel strongly discouraged along and south of 1-40 through tonight. Many wrecks reported this morning.

9:15 a.m. - Heavy snow is falling in Tulsa, Rogers, Okmulgee, and Creek counties.  Snow is starting to stick in Tulsa and Rogers counties and roadways are becoming slick; especially bridges and overpasses.  In Okmulgee and Creek counties, roadways are snow packed and very slick. Travel is being discouraged unless absolutely necessary.

8:53 a.m. - All county roads and highways in Okfuskee and Seminole counties are snow packed and slick. Hughes County and Pittsburg County are deteriorating fast due to ice accumulations and snow. Latimer and Leflore county roads are beginning to get covered with snow and ice.

8:35 a.m. - In Love, Carter, Murray, Garvin, Pontotoc, Johnston and Marshall counties the sleet mixture has turned into moderate to heavy snowfall at this time. All roadways including I-35 are snow packed with low visibility.

8:31 a.m. - Tulsa and Rogers counties have no hazardous conditions at this time. It has started to snow in Creek county and roads are becoming slick; especially bridges and overpasses. Okmulgee county is reporting heavy snow at this time and roadways are snow packed and very slick. 

8:31 a.m. - Oklahoma Highway Patrol seeing no hazardous road conditions in the Tulsa area.

8:29 a.m. - Indian Nation Turnpike seeing a dusting of snow. Light snow continues to fall. 

8:15 a.m. - Oklahoma, Cleveland, McClain counties: heavy snow flurries, accumulating on roadways causing bridges and overpasses to become slick

8:05 a.m. - Roads are slick in spots near McAlester, but sanded.

8:02 a.m. - Joe Henke reporting moderate snowfall in Muskogee. 

8 a.m. - Okmulgee police say they have little snow on the roads at this time. Slick spots limited to bridges and overpasses. 

8 a.m. - ODOT: Roads are slick and hazardous in southwest, south and central Oklahoma. 

7:30 a.m. - Oklahoma Turnpike Authority: Kilpatrick Turnpike reporting blowing snow. Roadway is good at this time. 

7:20 a.m. - Roads are becoming hazardous due to moderate to heavy snowfall rates in all counties of troop m. blowing snow will make visibility difficult as well. bridges and wind protected areas are snow packed on roadways. 

7:19 a.m. - George Flickinger reports no road issues on Highway 69 near Caney. Most roads are dry, and bridges have been sanded. 

7:04 a.m. - H.E. Bailey Turnpike: Snow pack on roadway Chickasha

6:18 a.m. - Roads in Kiowa, Jackson, Tillman, Greer, and Harmon counties are starting to become slick due to the sleet and snow.

5:45 a.m. - ODOT: Crews in southern and southwestern are seeing accumulations of snow on the roadway with slick spots being reported. Crews are out clearing roadways and sanding and salting in these areas as needed. Drivers are encouraged to use extreme caution as more winter weather is expected. 

5:31 a.m. - Roadways in Roger Mills, Beckham, Dewey, Custer, and Washita counties are becoming slick in spots as the snow moves in, especially bridges and over passes. 

4:30 a.m. - Roads in Caddo, Commanche, Cotton, Grady, Stephens, and Jefferson counties are rapidly deteriorating due to freezing rain and snow. 

Below is a list of resources to check road conditions throughout Oklahoma and Kansas:

Call *55 for emergency roadside assistance.

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety
(888) 425-2385
dps.state.ok.us

Oklahoma Turnpike Authority
(877) 403-7623
pikepass.com

Kansas Department of Public Safety
ksdot.org

Kansas Turnpike Authority
ksturnpike.com

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