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Old 12-27-2009, 08:34 PM
 
Location: Bourbonnais, IL
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It may not be close to normal but there is no denying that OKC was overdue for a "real snowstorm".
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Old 12-28-2009, 10:45 AM
 
Location: like the movie, "The Village"
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What should I expect on new years eve? I am coming from Texas that day.
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Old 12-28-2009, 06:55 PM
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Location: OKIE-Ville
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What should I expect on new years eve? I am coming from Texas that day.
Just drove back to Tejas today from southern Oklahoma and everything was pretty much melted (or in the process of melting.) All the snow and ice should be gone by New Year's Eve unless the freezing temps can stay throughout the daytime = generally an impossibility in Oklahoma as it is in Texas.
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:28 PM
 
Location: like the movie, "The Village"
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Just drove back to Tejas today from southern Oklahoma and everything was pretty much melted (or in the process of melting.) All the snow and ice should be gone by New Year's Eve unless the freezing temps can stay throughout the daytime = generally an impossibility in Oklahoma as it is in Texas.
That's good to hear. How fast were you able to drive?
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:47 PM
 
Location: Bourbonnais, IL
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Interstates are dry to the best of my knowledge. Looks like a couple more inches tomorrow but anything that sticks should be easy to clear. We do look to be staying below freezing for a couple days after that but I wouldn't worry to be honest.
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:58 PM
 
Location: like the movie, "The Village"
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Alright. Thanks!
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Old 12-28-2009, 10:26 PM
Status: "Ol' Okie, Fishin' Fool" (set 15 days ago)
 
Location: OKIE-Ville
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That's good to hear. How fast were you able to drive?
About 73-76 mph the whole way.

If you're driving during the day I don't think you have anything to worry about. At night, you will have the possibility of black ice.
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Old 12-29-2009, 01:57 PM
 
Location: Deer Creek/Edmond, OKla
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What should I expect on new years eve? I am coming from Texas that day.
We are supposed to be getting a couple more inches today/tonight, maybe some mix tomorrow and more snow on Thursday.. I still don't think you will have much problem though since the road crews should be a bit more on the ball now.
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Old 12-29-2009, 03:56 PM
 
Location: like the movie, "The Village"
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Thanks for the input everyone. I do drive a Honda Accord though. It is a V6--no 4WD. Any issues? Do I need snow tires, chains or any type of equipment just in case?
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Old 12-29-2009, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Kansas City North
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Just watched the weather on TV - the back end of this latest snow front is already in southwest OK.........Everything should be okay.
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