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Snow and blowing snow in Panhandle forecast

National Weather  Service, Amarillo, Texas (coverage includes the Oklahoma Panhandle):

Cimarron, Texas, Beaver counties in the Panhandle.

A winter weather advisory for snow, blowing snow and strong winds remains in effect from 7 p.m. this evening to 10 a.m. CDT Monday.

* Event…light snow with accumulations of 1 to 2 inches across   the central and eastern Oklahoma panhandle and also the far   northern Texas panhandle. Strong winds of 25 to 35 mph with   higher gusts will cause blowing snow…reducing visibilities   to around one mile or less at times in localized areas.

* Timing…Snow could begin as early as 7 p.m. CDT today and   become heaviest around or just after midnight before exiting   around sunrise Monday.

* Impacts…Roads may become snow packed and icy. Areas of   blowing snow may result in reduced visibilities.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.

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Bryan Painter

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