Southern Plains storm blamed for fatal crashes, disruption
January 4, 2019
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A winter storm dropped sleet and snow on portions of the Southern Plains on Thursday, making travel treacherous and contributing to the deaths of at least four people in Oklahoma.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning through Friday morning for northern Texas, parts of the Texas Panhandle and much of Oklahoma. The region could see between 3 and 7 inches (7.5 to 18 centimeters) of snow, along with ice accumulations of up to 1 inch (2.5 centimeters). Other parts of Texas and Oklahoma were under winter weather advisories, and forecasters said a mix o...