With temperatures expected to fall as low as 13 degrees this weekend, the National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Winter Storm Watch for LeFlore, Pushmataha and Choctaw counties. Sebastian county in Arkansas is also under watch.
The storm is expected to arrive Thursday, with more than a quarter inch of ice likely and a low temperature of 28 degrees. Friday nightâ€™s low temperature is projected at 13 degrees.
According to the report which was issued at noon on Tuesday, â€śFreezing rain will arrive in southeast Oklahoma and west central Arkansas Thursday afternoon. The precipitation will transition to a freezing rain and sleet mix ... and finally just sleet.â€ť