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DPS issues advisory, phone number, for winter driving
The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety has issued the following advisory for driving in winter weather.
Choctaw Childrens Party rescheduled
Due to weather conditions the McAlester Choctaw Children’s Christmas Party has been rescheduled to 1 p.m. on Dec. 14.
County roads open and clear, so far
The Pittsburg County commissioners said road conditions were a little better than expected Thursday afternoon.
The Pittsburg County Couthouse is closing at 3 p.m. today, and will be closed Friday, according to District 3 Commissioner Gene Rogers.
PSO has crews in place across area; worst of storm may fall south of McAlester
Public Service Co. of Oklahoma had crews in place across the McAlester District on Thursday, ready for action in case of power outages, downed lines or other emergencies.
UPDATE: Keeping watch
McAlester News-Capital Writer Jeanne LeFlore said as she interviews residents in the area, they prepare for dangerous and icy conditions, however, the are not concerned.
McAlester Public Schools cancels classes for Friday
Classes for McAlester Public Schools have now been canceled for Friday, said MPS spokesperson Debbie Watkins.
Morgan Eller uses his coat to shield himself from the fallen sleet Thursday morning while outside covering up his four-wheeler.
An Oklahoma Department of Transportation vehicle works on an overpass Thursday morning on George Nigh Expressway.
ODOT hitting bridges, slick spots; awaiting worst of storm
Workers with the Pittsburg County office of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation were concentrating on bridges and isolated slick spots early Thursday, but were expecting conditions to deteriorate as the day continued.
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