The first wave of showers and storms move through this morning, producing hail, high winds, and moments of heavy rainfall. Flash flood Watch is issued for Texoma that goes into effect this afternoon and flash flood warnings are scattered throughout Texoma. Stay tuned with your weather authority for updates on these storms.
In what some say is a reminder of the ice storm of 2005, Texoma is bracing for incoming winter weather.
In Oklahoma, Carter County road crews have had their sand trucks loaded for days and county employees as well as city workers are prepared to work around the clock if necessary.
The city of Ardmore's water and waste water plants are equipped with generators, so residents should not lose water service if there is a power failure.
Emergency management officials are urging folks to take precautions before the sun goes down. Back in 2000, an ice storm put people without power for nearly two weeks.
Authorities in Texas are also preparing. Police and law enforcement urge folks to stay home, but if you decide to drive put extra distance between you and the car in front of you, go the appropriate speed, stay alert, and be prepared for the worst.
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