Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
859 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

.UPDATE...
INCREASED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS NEAR I-44 AND PRECIPITATION CHANCES
SOUTHEAST OF A CROWELL TEXAS TO ENID LINE TODAY.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST THIS MORNING
NEAR I-44.

LATEST RADAR INDICATED A BAND OF MAINLY LIGHT SNOW NEAR I-44.
SOME ENHANCEMENTS NOTED WITH REFLECTIVITY VALUES OF 35 DBZ OR
GREATER WERE OCCURRING NEAR I-44 FROM CHICKASHA AND
SOUTHWARD...INDICATING SOME MODERATE TO PERHAPS LOCALLY HEAVY
SNOW WAS OCCURRING. LOW CORRELATION COEFFICIENT VALUES SUGGESTED
THAT SLEET WAS MIXING WITH THE SNOW ON THE EASTERN EDGE OF
PRECIPITATION SHIELD FROM ARCHER CITY TEXAS TO WAURIKA TO
PAULS VALLEY.

CURRENT ADVISORY SEEMS TO BE IN GOOD SHAPE AT THE MOMENT WITH
MAINLY 1 TO 3 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION. MOST ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
ON GRASSY AREAS. A FEW LOCATIONS MAY GET A TOTAL OF 4 INCHES
AS A FEW REPORTS OF NEAR 3 INCHES HAVE BEEN RECEIVED NEAR LAWTON.
BELIEVE THE BAND WILL MOVE EAST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND PERHAPS
WEAKEN THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. SOME SLICK AREAS MAY DEVELOP ON
ROADS...PARTICULARLY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES...AS TEMPERATURES DROP
INTO THE 28 TO 30 DEGREE RANGE IN THE SNOW AREA.

WILL CONTINUE TO UPDATE.

MBS

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
OKLAHOMA CITY OK  33  24  43  28 / 100   0   0   0
HOBART OK         37  20  43  25 /  40   0   0   0
WICHITA FALLS TX  36  24  48  31 / 100   0   0   0
GAGE OK           36  14  43  17 /   0   0   0   0
PONCA CITY OK     37  20  40  24 /  50   0   0   0
DURANT OK         41  28  46  31 /  50  20   0   0

&&

.OUN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OK...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL NOON CST TODAY FOR OKZ018>020-
     023>030-037>040-044-045.

TX...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL NOON CST TODAY FOR TXZ085>090.

&&

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