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.
WILSON, OK - Funeral services were held Thursday for a mother and two children killed in a recent Carter County house fire.
27-year-old Dondria Hickman and her children 7-year-old Brooklyn and 4-year-old Benjamin Jr. died last Thursday morning when their home just south of Wilson caught fire. Their father, Benjamin Hickman Sr. was able to escape the blaze.
Services for the three victims were held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Wilson.
Officials believe the cause of the fire may have been a portable heater.