OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A powerful storm began bringing heavy snow
and strong winds to Oklahoma and other parts of the southern Plains
on the first day of spring.
Forecasters expected blizzard conditions Saturday, with winds of
up to 40 mph that could create large snow drifts and make driving
This weekend's men's and women's NCAA tournament games in
Oklahoma City and Norman are expected to be played, as scheduled.
But officials say the storm could affect attendance.
The National Weather Service says snow will average 4 to 8
inches over much of northern, central and eastern Oklahoma, with up
to a foot in some areas northeast of Oklahoma City.