School/Business/Events Closings 3-4-15

School Closings for Wednesday 3-5-15

Checotah, Crowder, Eufaula, Frink Chambers, Choctaw Nation Head Start McAlester, Haileyville, Hartshorne, Henryetta, Indianola, Keota, Kinta, Krebs, McAlester, Panola, Porum, Quinton, Savanna, Stigler, Stuart, Tannehill, Whitefield, and Wilburton Schools.

Eastern Oklahoma State College Wilburton and McAlester campuses closed. All day and evening classes are canceled and campus offices are closed.

Business Closings/Delays for Wednesday 3-5-15:

McAlester Army Ammunition Plant unscheduled leave policy in place

 

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN OKLAHOMA...PUSHMATAHA...LE FLORE AND LATIMER. IN ARKANSAS...
   CRAWFORD...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* RAIN IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND NORTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA
   AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TONIGHT AND INTO TOMORROW. THE RAIN WILL
   TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND FINALLY SNOW DURING
   WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AS COLD AIR MOVES INTO THE
   REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL PERSIST
   INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF FROM NORTHWEST TO
   SOUTHEAST.

* UP TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION AND A QUARTER
   INCH OR LESS OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED FROM NOON
   WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS
   SHOULD SEE THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS AND IMPACTS FROM THE
   WINTRY PRECIPITATION...WITH SLIGHTLY HIGHER SNOW AND SLEET
   TOTALS IN THOSE AREAS.

IMPACTS...
* TRAVEL WILL BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. POWER OUTAGES
   ARE LIKELY IN SOME AREAS