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Western Heat Wave Continues; Watching the Gulf of Mexico

A dangerous heat wave will continue to bring record temperatures to much of the West through this week. A tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico will likely form into a tropical depression late this week over the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday. Read More >

December 1995 Storm Data

OKLAHOMA, Western, Central, and Southeastern (OKC) OKZ004>054   4  December, 1995
Northwest, North Central        19   1330CST-           0   0              Heavy Snow and Ice
Central and Southwest                2230CST
                    Snow accumulations of four to eight inches occurred across northwest, north central and central
                    Oklahoma during the afternoon and evening of the 19th. Eight inches of snow fell at Freedom, in
                    northwest Oklahoma. Six inches of snow accumulated at Woodward and Laverne. Five inches of snow
                    fell at Ponca City, Enid and Midwest City, and four inches of snow fell in the Oklahoma City
                    metropolitan area. Many other locations across central and western Oklahoma had one to three inches
                    of snow. Slick and icy roads caused numerous traffic accidents. Around seventy-five accidents
                    occurred in the Oklahoma City metro area between 4pm and 7pm on the 19th, with around 60 accidents
                    across the rest of central and western Oklahoma from the afternoon of the 19th to the morning of
                    the 20th.   
TEXAS, North (OKC) TXZ083>090                                      December 1995