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January 1993 Storm Data

OKLAHOMA            January, 1993
Most of Oklahoma,01  0000CST-           0    0            Ice
  Zones 4>20-26>33-021000CST

  An upper level storm system brought sleet and freezing rain to much of
  Oklahoma on the 1st. Surface air temperatures were well below freezing
  so roads quickly became ice covered and dangerous. Roads remained ice
  covered until temperatures rose above freezin  g late in the morning on
  the 2nd. Numerous traffic accidents occurred and a few power outages
  were reported. In Oklahoma City, a 35-car pileup occurred around 2 am
  on the 1st. A man was killed just west of Guymon when he lost control
  of his pickup and it collided with another vehicle. Near Durant, a
  woman lost her life when her vehicle slid off the road and hit a tree.

  Another woman lost her life in Oklahoma City when the car she was
  riding it hit a semi-trailer. The car was then hit by another vehicle
  and burst into flames. In Pontotoc County, a man died after his car
  slid off the road and hit a tree. The storm also caused problems for
  those flying as two 737s slid off icy runways at Will Rogers Airport.

  Many other flights were either delayed or canceled.

Garfield County, 03  1435CST            0    0   4    0   Lightning
  3E Waukomis

  Lightning struck an oil well tank battery 3 miles east of Waukomis. The
  fire spread to a nearby 18 foot wood and steel bridge. The well tank
  battery sustained considerable damage, while the bridge was completely
  destroyed. Cost of replacing the bridge was around $11,000.

Northern Oklahoma,08 2000CST-           0    0            Heavy Snow and Ice
  Zones 1>10-26- 10  1400CST

  Heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain fell on the 9th and 10th across the
  Oklahoma panhandle and in portions of northwest and north-central
  Oklahoma. Snow amounts of up to 8 inches occurred in the panhandle with
  snow amounts of up to 6 inches reported across portions of northwest
  and north-central Oklahoma. The snow and ice caused travel problems and
  resulted in several school closings. A man died just north of Turpin in
  the panhandle when his car slid across the road and was hit by another
  vehicle.

Northern and Central110400CST-          0    0            Ice
Oklahoma,        11  1600CST
  Zones 4>11-14>16-
  26>32-

  Sleet and freezing rain fell across northern Oklahoma and portions of
  central Oklahoma resulting in numerous minor traffic accidents.

Southwest, Central14 0000CST-           0    0            Snow
and Eastern Oklahoma141300CST
  Zones 12>16-18-
  27>32-

  A relatively narrow band of light to moderate snow developed in
  southwest Oklahoma. The snow quickly spread northeast and accumulated
  up to 3 inches in places. Numerous minor traffic accidents were
  reported.

Northern and Central171800CST-          0    0            Snow and Ice
Oklahoma,        18  1000CST
  Zones 4>11-14>16-
  26>30-

  A major storm brought a wide variety of weather to northern Oklahoma.
  Precipitation started in the form of snow across northern Oklahoma and
  then ended as a period of sleet, freezing rain and freezing drizzle in
  north-central, northeast and central sections. Ice covered and
  hazardous roads resulted in numerous traffic accidents, especially in
  northwest and north-central Oklahoma. Some school closings were also
  reported. In Ponca City, a teenager died after his car slid into
  another vehicle.

North, West and  19  0600CST-           0    0            Snow and Ice
Central Oklahoma 20  0200CST
  Zones 1>16-18-
  26>30-

  A strong upper level storm brought snow and freezing rain to the
  panhandle and freezing rain and some sleet to most of northern, western
  and central Oklahoma. Up to 5 inches of snow fell in portions of the
  panhandle which resulted in some school closings. Accumulations of ice
  on trees and power line produced some power outages. Ice covered and
  hazardous roads resulted in numerous traffic accidents in the panhandle
  and in portions of northwest Oklahoma. A couple was killed near Watonga
  when their car slid into a pickup truck. In central and northeast
  Oklahoma, ice covered bridges and overpasses resulted in some minor
  traffic accidents.

McCurtain County,23  1925CST            0    0   0        Hail (1.00)
  10N Broken Bow

*****North Texas
Western North Texas010000CST-           0    0            Ice
  Zones 76-77-   02  0700CST

  An upper level storm system brought freezing rain and some sleet to
  western portions of north Texas on the 1st. Surface air temperatures
  were well below freezing so roads quickly became ice covered and
  dangerous. Roads remained ice covered until temperatures rose above
  freezing early in the morning on the 2nd. Several traffic accidents
  occurred as a result of the storm.

Western North Texas191100CST-           0    0            Ice
  Zones 76-77-   19  2200CST

  A strong upper level storm brought freezing rain and some sleet to
  western portions of north Texas. Ice on bridges and overpasses resulted
  in several traffic accidents.

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