The winter weather that hit Oklahoma on Jan. 12 has caused hazardous road conditions throughout the state. KWTV Channel 9 News in Oklahoma City reported on Jan. 12 that roads all over the Sooner Stare were becoming slick and hazardous.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported slick and hazardous road conditions in several Oklahoma counties. Those counties include Creek, Rogers and Okmulgee counties in northeastern Oklahoma. Counties reporting hazardous road conditions in eastern Oklahoma include Haskell, Muskogee, Cherokee, Wagoner, Adair, and McIntosh counties. North central Oklahoma has hazardous roads in Noble, Osage and Kay counties. Central Oklahoma is reporting slick and hazardous roads in Lincoln and Pottawatomie counties.
At the time of publication, roads were not hazardous in the Greater Oklahoma City Metro area. Those counties include, McClain, Oklahoma, Logan, Cleveland and Canadian counties. Despite the roads not being classified as slick and hazardous, caution should still be taken on bridges and overpasses.
Those driving are encouraged to call and check the conditions of the roads that will be traveled. For the state of Oklahoma, the number to call is 888-425-2385.