MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 28, 2012

P.M. UPDATE: Area in winter weather advisory


— The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a winter weather advisory for snow which is in effect until 6 p.m. for the Cherokee, Adair, Creek, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tulsa, Rogers, Mayes, Delaware, Pawnee, Ottawa, Washington, Osage, Craig, Nowata, Pittsburg, McIntosh and Muskogee counties.



A band of moderate snow is moving east across central Okla. and will be moving into east central and northeast Okla. by this afternoon. A quick half-inch to an inch of snow accumulation is expected which could collect on roadways.



A half an inch to an inch of snow accumulation is expected with the heavier amounts mainly over east central Okla.



The snow will be heavy enough in the band to accumulate on some roads in the advisory area despite its short duration. Where the snow accumulates on roads you can expect slick and potentially hazardous conditions, especially on bridges and overpasses and non-treated surfaces.