Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) National Guard troops have been called in to help rescue crews search for motorists stranded along Oklahoma's highways as a blizzard paralyzed the state's two major cities.
More than 20 inches of snow, sleet and ice have been dumped on the state.
The National Weather Service in Tulsa indicated Tuesday afternoon that there could be "several hundred people" stranded in cars across northeastern Oklahoma.
Tulsa, OK – More than 50 flights were canceled Tuesday at Tulsa International Airport, and spokeswoman Alexis Higgins says they're hoping flights can resume by noon on Wednesday. She said crews began clearing the main runway late Tuesday but were dealing with fierce winds that kept blowing snow back onto cleared runways.
Tulsa, OK – Wind chills to dip well below zero in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Bitterly cold air left in the wake of a massive winter storm will hang out over Oklahoma through Thursday.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for 22 counties in northern and western Oklahoma. Forecasters say wind chills of 15 degrees below zero to 35 degrees below zero will continue through Wednesday in the Panhandle and into Thursday in other areas.