Tulsa Oklahoma Weather
A strong winter storm is slowly moving through Oklahoma, causing treacherous travel conditions and forcing people to stay off the roads. Parts of the state could see up to 10 inches of snow and up to a foot of ice fall, according to the National Weather Service. In the Midwest and East, Trump has approved a one-day delay in the start of his travel ban, but not for Oklahoma.
A winter storm moving over Texas has left more than a foot of snow, triggered tornadoes and moved eastward, according to the National Weather Service. P Freezing rain will fall as a powerful winter storm system moves through Oklahoma, upsetting things over the next few days. Winter storm warnings officially began at noon and will remain in effect until 6 p.m., with accumulations of ice likely to damage trees and cut power in northwest Texas and Oklahoma.
This interactive map allows you to see the extent of the ice storm that hit Oklahoma on Sunday, as well as the potential for tornadoes and other storms.
Zella Tom, 6, of Tulsa walks through a puddle, Zella's brother Kade, 8, in the snow on December 8, 2017. Freezing rain began to set in in late December to help deal with the ice storm, but more parts of Saturday's storm followed Friday's freezing rain in Oklahoma and southern Illinois in the early hours. The winter storm intensified Sunday, with up to 2 to 3 inches of snow falling in some areas of Oklahoma, while 2 to 3 feet of frozen rain blanketed areas from south Tulsa to east Oklahoma. It moved into northeastern Oklahoma Sunday night and continued through Monday, the National Weather Service in Tulsa said.
Several waves of rainfall have crossed the state from October 12 to 16, including the main rainfall on October 26, 2020. Okla. - The first snowfall of the season is expected in Tulsa, where 1.5 to 2 inches of fresh snow fell Monday morning at Tulsa International Airport, according to the National Weather Service. This is the second time in the past two weeks that the National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for the Oklahoma City area and other parts of Oklahoma. Prepare for freezing rain, snow, ice and snowflakes on the roads and roadsides in Oklahoma on Monday, December 8, 2017.
Most of the outages were in Tulsa County, but residents of Wagoner and Okmulgee counties also experienced power outages. Looking back over the last 20 years, there have been no major ice storms in the region and only one ice storm during the Christmas storm that has subsided. This storm left a lot of snow and ice, which in turn affected a number of people.
The ice storm that hit Tulsa and the surrounding area in December 2007 was one of the worst weather events to hit the Tulsa region in a long time. There have been many ice storms over the past 20 years, including one in February 1994 that hit areas from Texas, Oklahoma and east to the Carolinas. That winter storm hit the region, bringing more than a foot of snow from the Texas Panhandle to northwest Oklahoma. Large parts of central Oklahoma were under an ice sheet - storm warnings in the winter of 2007-2008 that covered parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
A series of powerful storms toppled trees and power lines, leaving thousands in the dark and causing damage in parts of northeast Oklahoma. Branches littering the streets were seen in areas of rain, snow and ice, including the city of Tulsa, the Oklahoma City metro area and much of Oklahoma State University.
The city had the following additional photos taken during the ice storm, as well as photos of heavily tree-lined streets in Tulsa showing the extent of the ice damage. This image was taken in the early hours of Tuesday, January 20, after the ice storm devastated large parts of Oklahoma.
This image provided by the Tulsa Police Department shows the extent of ice damage in the city of Tulsa in the early hours of Tuesday, January 20.
Hurricane Irma hit the city of Tulsa in the early hours of Tuesday, January 20, 2017. Hurricane Irma and its impact on Tulsa and Oklahoma City during the first half of the day on Tuesday.
Hurricane Irma hit Tulsa and Oklahoma City in the early hours of Tuesday, January 20, 2017.
Camera photos from our sister station KWWL show where the risk of severe weather is greatest. Be prepared for Yucaipa, CA, KCCI 8 News is on the lookout for heavy rain, thunderstorms, lightning and high winds in the area.