With reports of light snow flurries and sleet falling in Norman on Tuesday afternoon, Oklahomans are bracing for a frigid weekend as another cold front is expected to move into the state on Thursday.
News9 Meteorologist David Payne reports that a few showers may arrive with the arctic air. The rain will subside on Friday while the cold air will settle into Oklahoma. Prepare for freezing rain and light ice during Friday morning’s commute in Oklahoma City until the temperature rises above 32 degrees later in the day.
In northwest Oklahoma, expect an accumulation of freezing rain and ice which may adversely affect travel and deteriorate road conditions.
On Saturday morning, a wintry mix of freezing rain and snow will impact Oklahoma City, with forecast models predicting two to four inches of snow in the metropolitan area and five inches of snow in northwestern Oklahoma.