Drivers should allow extra time for their morning commutes because of the winter weather that moved through the metro Monday evening that left slick spots in most of the metro overnight and some roads very dangerous just outside the metro, mostly in NW Oklahoma..
The winter storm hit northwestern Oklahoma with whiteout conditions and tall snow drifts.
Gov. Mary Fallin has issued a state of emergency for 56 Oklahoma counties as of Monday.
Travel in northwestern Okla. is highly discouraged.
Counties under State of Emergency:
Adair, Alfalfa, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Cherokee, Cimarron, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Craig. Creek, Custer, Delaware, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Grady, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Jackson, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Major, Mayes, McClain, McIntosh, Muskogee, Noble, Nowata, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Payne, Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, Rogers, Seminole, Texas, Tillman, Tulsa, Wagoner, Washington, Washita, Woods and Woodward.
Gusty north winds created whiteout conditions across northwestern Oklahoma.
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