A combination of very strong winds, falling temperatures and frozen precipitation will make Wednesday and Wednesday night dangerous for motorists. Freezing rain and sleet will change to snow before ending late Wednesday or early Thursday. Wind chills of 5 to 10 degrees...with air temperatures in the low 20s...can be expected. Roads will be icy Thursday morning but should melt during the day as skies clear and temperatures rise above freezing.
DURANT, OK -- More construction is scheduled to start on U.S. 69/75 in Durant Monday.
Construction of an exit ramp at University Boulevard will impact traffic. Westside Drive between Washington and University will also be affected by this project. The ramp construction is planned to last for 140 days. Drivers along Westside Drive may encounter reduced speeds, some traffic delays and temporary detours.
Drivers are encouraged to find alternate routs and allow extra time to reach their destination.