UPDATE: Road Conditions & Snow Routes: Roads becoming slick, hazardous

Accident on I-44 Dec. 5

Updated 8:13 p.m.

OKLAHOMA CITY  - As a winter storm continues to push through Oklahoma tonight, crews from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation report slick and hazardous conditions on highways and interstates across the state. Plowing operations along with salt and sand treatments will continue through the overnight hours. Further snow and ice accumulations are expected along with temperatures below freezing. Travel is highly discouraged at this time.

Oklahoma Metro Snow Routes

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As of 2:30 p.m. Thursday, the following conditions were reported:

  • Adair County- Light rain is falling in the area, while temperatures are below freezing. Some areas are slick in spots, especially bridges and overpasses. Use caution when driving in the area since conditions are expected to worsen.
  • Atoka County – Light rain in some areas. No accidents have been reported.
  • Bryan County- Light rain in some areas. No accidents have been reported.
  • Caddo County – Experiencing heavy sleet and snow. Roads, including the H.E. Bailey Turnpike, are extremely slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged.
  • Carter County – Bridges and overpasses are becoming slick. I-35 through the Arbuckle Mountains is becoming iced over. Travel conditions are deteriorating rapidly. Extreme care should be used. ODOT sand crews are out.
  • Cherokee County – Light rain is falling in the area, while temperatures are below freezing. Some areas are slick in spots, especially bridges and overpasses. Use caution when driving in the area since conditions are expected to worsen.
  • Choctaw County- Light rain in some areas. No accidents have been reported.
  • Cimarron County – All highways are closed to over-sized loads due to ice and snowfall accumulation. Roadways are slick and hazardous. Use caution when traveling in this area.
  • Cleveland County- Bridges and overpasses are slick as sleet moves through the area.
  • Coal County – Freezing rain is reported along Highway 3 toward Ada. Watch for slick spots on bridges.
  • Comanche County- Experiencing heavy sleet and snow. Roads, including the H.E. Bailey Turnpike, are extremely slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged.
  • Cotton County – Experiencing heavy sleet and snow. Roads, including the H.E. Bailey Turnpike, are extremely slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged.
  • Craig County- Bridges and overpasses are beginning to ice up and become slick. The area is receiving light to moderate snowfall and roads are becoming partly snow covered.
  • Creek County- Light freezing rain is falling in all areas as temperatures remain at 26 degrees. Bridges and overpasses are becoming slick. All roadways are icy. Extreme caution is advised.
  • Delaware County -Bridges and overpasses are beginning to ice up and become slick. The area is receiving light to moderate snowfall and roads are becoming partly snow covered.
  • Garvin County- Roads are covered in sleet and are considered slick and hazardous. Numerous accidents have been reported, including the I-35 area.
  • Grady County -Experiencing heavy sleet and snow. Roads, including the H.E. Bailey Turnpike, are extremely slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged.
  • Haskell County- Light rain is falling in the area, while temperatures are below freezing. Some areas are slick in spots, especially bridges and overpasses. Use caution when driving in the area since conditions are expected to worsen.
  • Hughes County- All roads are considered slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged at this time.
  • Jefferson County- Experiencing heavy sleet and snow. Roads, including the H.E. Bailey Turnpike, are extremely slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged.
  • Latimer County- All roads are considered slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged at this time.
  • Leflore County – All roads are considered slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged at this time.
  • Mayes County – Bridges and overpasses are beginning to ice up and become slick. The area is receiving light to moderate snowfall and roads are becoming partly snow covered.
  • McClain County – Bridges and overpasses are slick as sleet moves through the area. I-35 near Purcell is also becoming treacherous.
  • McIntosh County- Light rain is falling in the area, while temperatures are below freezing. Bridges and overpasses are slick. Use caution when driving in the area since conditions are expected to worsen. I-40 is hazardous and troopers are reporting multiple accidents.
  • McCurtain County – Light rain in some areas. No accidents have been reported.
  • Murray County- Bridges and overpasses are becoming slick. I-35 through the Arbuckle Mountains is becoming iced over. Travel conditions are deteriorating rapidly. Extreme care should be used. ODOT sand crews are out.
  • Muskogee County- Light rain is falling in the area, while temperatures are below freezing. Some areas are slick in spots, especially bridges and overpasses. Use caution when driving in the area since conditions are expected to worsen.
  • Okfuskee County- All roads are considered slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged at this time.
  • Okmulgee County- Light freezing rain is falling in all areas as temperatures remain at 26 degrees. Bridges and overpasses are becoming slick. All roadways are icy. Extreme caution is advised.
  • Ottawa County- Bridges and overpasses are beginning to ice up and become slick. The area is receiving light to moderate snowfall and roads are becoming partly snow covered.
  • Payne County – Receiving light to moderate snow and roadways are becoming slick in spots.
  • Pittsburg County- All roads are considered slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged at this time.
  • Pontotoc County- Bridges and overpasses are becoming slick. I-35 through the Arbuckle Mountains is becoming iced over. Travel conditions are deteriorating rapidly. Extreme care should be used. ODOT sand crews are out.
  • Pushmataha County – Light rain in some areas. No accidents have been reported.
  • Rogers County – Light freezing rain is falling in all areas as temperatures remain at 26 degrees. Bridges and overpasses are becoming slick. All roadways are icy. Extreme caution is advised.
  • Seminole County- All roads are considered slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged at this time.
  • Sequoyah County- Light rain is falling in the area, while temperatures are below freezing. Some areas are slick in spots, especially bridges and overpasses. Use caution when driving in the area since conditions are expected to worsen.
  • Stephens County- Experiencing heavy sleet and snow. Roads, including the H.E. Bailey Turnpike, are extremely slick and hazardous. Travel is discouraged.
  • Texas County – All highways are closed to over-sized loads due to ice and snowfall accumulation. Roadways are slick and hazardous. Use caution when traveling in this area. Snowfall and roadways are beginning to get packed and will be slick in spots.
  • Tulsa County- Light freezing rain is falling in all areas as temperatures remain at 26 degrees. Bridges and overpasses are becoming slick. All roadways are icy. Extreme caution is advised.
  • Wagoner County- Light rain is falling in the area, while temperatures are below freezing. Some areas are slick in spots, especially bridges and overpasses. Use caution when driving in the area since conditions are expected to worsen.

For more updated information on road conditions, visit the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety’s website.