Special Weather Statement
Expires 5:00 PM EST on December 28, 2009 -->
Statement as of 5:12 AM CST on December 28, 2009
... Winter weather to return to eastern Oklahoma and northwestArkansas late Tuesday and Tuesday night... An upper level system that was organizing off the Baja Coast earlymorning will move into Texas on Tuesday and eventually into OklahomaTuesday night. Precipitation across Texas will spread into eastern Oklahoma as early as Tuesday afternoon... although the best chancesshould hold off until Tuesday night. Precipitation may begin as rainand snow mix Tuesday afternoon... with mostly all snow expected Tuesday night. Snowfall amounts may total up to 2 inches across parts of northeastOklahoma... with around an inch expected across southeast Oklahomaand northwest Arkansas. Given the previous snowfall from Christmaseve... any additional snowfall will likely result in travel issues.Any lingering snowfall is expected to taper off by Wednesday.Residents across eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas shouldprepare for difficult driving conditions Tuesday night... and staytuned to the latest forecasts from the National Weather Service.