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.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The American Red Cross and AAA are offering safety tips ahead of a winter storm that is expected to drop temperatures and bring a wintry mix of snow, ice and sleet.
The Red Cross says people should prepare a storm kit that includes warm clothes, blankets, first-aid kit, canned food and water. Cars should be winterized and gas tanks full. Homes should be insulated and water should run to prevent pipes from freezing.
AAA is urging residents to drive slowly on roads and accelerate and decelerate cautiously.
And the easiest way to stay safe during a winter storm? Stay at home. AAA says that if someone doesn't have to go out, they shouldn't.
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