Green Country winter weather: Where is the snow?

TULSA - A huge winter storm moved across Oklahoma Monday and overnight Tuesday. We updated this page throughout letting you know where the snow was as the storm system made its way across the Sooner state.

The heaviest snow fell north of Tulsa. Here are the snowfall totals in the 2NEWS viewing area before it melted:

Northern Osage county: 5"
Sedan, KS: 5"
Bartlesville: 2-4"
Bernice (Grand Lake area): 3"
Nowata: 3"
Independence KS: 2"
Miami: 2"
Pawnee: 1"
Tulsa County: 0-1"


7:26 a.m. The system that came through the state has left Oklahoma and moved on. There are a few flurries in Creek County near Bristow, but nothing that will accumulate. Temperatures are above freezing, so whatever snow is on the ground now will continue to melt away

6:50 a.m. Nearly all the snow on the ground has melted in Tulsa

6:22 a.m. Snow continues melting across Green Country. There is less snow on the ground now compared to 3am. Temperature= 35 degrees.

5:02 a.m. The Tulsa NWS has dropped the Blizzard Warning for counties along the KS/OK state line. Tulsa county has been removed from the Winter Weather Advisory.

4:58 a.m. A band of light snow is moving back into Tulsa and extends toward Muskogee and Grand Lake.

4:44 a.m. Taft Price is readying for live shots during the 5am news. He'll talk about why the snow is melting so quickly.

3:58 a.m. George Flickinger says other than flurries, most of the snow has ended in Tulsa.

3:28 a.m. 4.0" of snow reported in Bartlesville by law enforcement. 2NEWS Reporter Dan Pearlman reports 1-2" in Bartlesville. He'll be live on 5am news.

3:11 a.m. Tulsa has received 1.30" of rain since yesterday until 3am.

2;47 a.m. George Flickinger says another band of snow will move across Tulsa county area at 3am. Also noting heavy snow toward Grand Lake.

2:14 a.m. George Flickinger says temperature will barely change all morning and that additional snow will have difficulty accumulating.

2:11 a.m. Periods of heavy snow in Tulsa, but it's melting. Temperature is 33 degrees.

1:05 a.m. George Flickinger saw a traffic accident on the BA Expressway (Highway 51) in Broken Arrow on his commute to work. Said heavy snow was falling at the time. Reported that bridges were slushy.

12:40 a.m. Tulsa reporting 33 with NW winds at 17 mph.  The wind chill is 22 degrees.  Seeing snow on roadways on our Brookside tower cam.

12:25 a.m. Dan Threlkeld reporting heavy snow now in SE Kansas and northern Oklahoma.  Storm still moving east.  Roads becoming slick and hazardous.

12:01 a.m. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol now noting that Tulsa, Okmulgee, Creek, and Rogers county have slick bridges and overpasses.  Road conditions are getting worse.

11:55 p.m. Dan Threlkeld noted the temperature in Tulsa has now dropped to 33.  Snow starting to stick on the roads.  Waiting on an updated report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol on roads.

11:25 p.m. Snow picking up in the Tulsa area.

11:02 p.m. Dan Threlkeld says the snow is now ending in far western Oklahoma as the upper low moves east.  Tulsa could still see another 1" - 3" of snow before it ends.

10:35 p.m. Dan Threlkeld noted the ground temperatures are so very warm most of the snow is melting on contact.  As temperatures drop expect more slick roads by morning.

10:00 p.m. Brittany Rainey will do a live report out in the Snow in Brookside.

9:30 p.m. Heavy sleet reported just east of Tulsa.

9:05 p.m. Dan Threlkeld reported 1" of snow on the ground in Pawnee.  The heavy snow has been in Woodward.  There the N.W.S. reported 13.2" of snow 

8:55 p.m. 1/2" snow reported in Hallett, OK

8:35 p.m. Oklahoma Department of Public Safety reporting slick and hazardous driving conditions in Pawnee and Osage counties.

8:05 p.m. Dan Threlkeld taking phone calls from folks in the Tulsa metro all reporting snow.  Roads still just wet, but as we cool off, slick roads are expected.

7:45 p.m. It is snowing in Brookside! 

7:00 p.m. Dan Threlkeld reports Snow now coming down in in Ponca City with a 7pm temp. of 33.  Snow still falling in Enid and Stillwater.

6:55 p.m. Dan Threlkeld noted the temperature in Bartlesville has now dropped to 35 in Bartlesville. 

6: 40 p.m. Dan Threlkeld is seeing heavier rainfall moving back into Broken Arrow.  Expect some sleet in the next 30 minutes.

6:25 p.m. Brittany Rainey is reporting snow now in Pawnee and Osage counties.

6:22 p.m. Troopers reporting road conditions as slick and hazardous for most counties West of I-35.

6:12 p.m. Rainfall totals -- 1.29" in Okmulgee, 1" in Oilton, 1.1" in Hectorville, 1" in Skiatook.

6:05 p.m. Reports of sleet in Tulsa, Owasso

6:05 p.m. 2News Reporter Brandon Richard is now seeing snow in Stillwater.

5:15 p.m. Reports of heavy sleeting in Collinsville.

4:55 p.m. Double Doppler 2 shows another wave of rain to the south of Tulsa will move in

by 5:15 p.m. The snow is expected to hold off until after 9 p.m.

4:40 p.m. Dan Threlkeld is reporting the closest snow is now in western Noble county.   

4:35 p.m. Taft Price just phoned in. He had some very small hail in south Tulsa.

4:30 p.m. ODOT warning Tulsa drivers to stay cautious despite lack of snowfall. Forty sand and salt crews are in the Tulsa area awaiting worsening conditions.

4:25 p.m. Dan Threlkeld just posted his forecast.  He's going with 31 tonight in Tulsa for a low and said he expects the rain to change over to snow by 10pm.  Tomorrow's forecast high will be 40. 

4:12 p.m. Storm Chaser Terry Bavousette called from Bristow reporting moderate sleet.

4:04 p.m. Brittany Rainey noted a Wind Advisory has been issued for Creek, Tulsa, Rogers, Craig, and Nowata counties until 6 am Tuesday. Gusts to 40 mph are possible.

3:01 p.m.  Dan Threlkeld noted 6" of snow has already fallen in Alva, OK (Woods county).  The Stillwater live camera still showing all rain and no snow. 

2:25 p.m. - Dan Threlkeld reports rainfall amounts of: 1" in Okmulgee and Okemah, .9" in Claremore, Nowata, and Skiatook, .69" here at KJRH and it's still a very light rain. 

2:10 p.m. - Dan Threlkeld reports 31 in Gage, OK with moderate snow, and freezing fog reported. Wind chill there is 17 degrees. This is part of the storm moving our way tonight.

1:39 p.m. - Lieutenant Gov. Todd Lamb declared a state of emergency Monday for 56 Oklahoma counties due to excessive snow and severe weather affecting many areas of the state. The executive order allows state agencies to make emergency purchases related to disaster relief and preparedness.

1:15 p.m. - Dan Threlkeld reported the Severe Thunderstorm that had been in LeFlore County has now moved into Arkansas. This is part of the main system that will move into Green Country tonight.

12:08 p.m. - 5" snow totals in western Oklahoma near I-40.

12:04 p.m. - George saw the Amarillo NWS reported a 75 mph wind gust! While there is 12" of snow on the ground. George said snow drifts could bury cars in the Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma.

11:33 a.m. - New computer model forecast suggests increased precip. amounts near OK/KS line overnight.

11:01 a.m - more counties added to Blizzard Warning; includes Bartlesville and Washington county.

10:23 a.m. - George is noticing that rain is trying to change to snow in Enid.

10:15 a.m - George Flickinger is seeing 14" snow totals being reported in the Texas Panhandle.

9:53 a.m. - Northwest Electric is reporting 11,000 customers without power, mainly in Woodward County.

9:51 a.m. - Law enforcement reporting 10 inches of snow measured in Mooreland in Woodward County.

8:48 a.m. - American Airlines has canceled all flights out of Will Rogers Airport in OKC after 12:55pm today thru 10:40am tomorrow in anticipation of snow and ice this afternoon. The airline is waiving change fees to rebook to another day.

8;35 a.m. - 8" of snow reported in Amarillo, TX

7:56 a.m. - Oklahoma Department of Public Safety announces I-40 is virtually shut down from Amarillo, Texas east to the Oklahoma state line.

6:50 a.m. - Cimarron County is getting light snow and may be slick in spots. Texas and Beaver Counties are snow packed and slick and hazardous. Harper, Ellis, and Woodward Counties have heavy snow fall, and there has been reports of no visibility. Roadways and ditches are snow packed with no visibility, and are very slick and hazardous. All travel is discouraged.

6:32 a.m. - Rain is quickly turning to snow. Roadways are becoming snow covered very fast in Woods, Alfalfa and Major County. Grant, Garfield Blaine and Kingfisher County are still seeing rain at this time.

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