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Winter weather advisories issued for Oklahoma, Arkansas

Posted at 6:06 AM, Mar 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-04 07:06:06-05

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Winter weather advisories are in effect in parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas as sleet, light snow and bitterly cold temperatures blanket the region.

The National Weather Service says light snow and very cold wind chills are forecast for the area through Monday morning.

Light snow will continue to fall through Sunday afternoon with additional snow accumulations of less than one inch likely. Mixed precipitation is forecast for northwestern and central Arkansas through Monday. Forecasters say roads will be slippery and visibilities limited.

Wind chill advisories are in effect for parts of Oklahoma through Monday morning. Forecasters say wind chills as low as 10 below zero are forecast Monday morning in parts of central, southwestern, northern and eastern Oklahoma.

Forecasters say frostbite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.

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