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    Posted February 1, 2011 by
    HOLadd1
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    Tulsa, Oklahoma
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    Wintry weather near you

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    Tulsa, OK 2-1-2011 Blizzard Photos

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     HOLadd1 shot these photos Tuesday afternoon from in and around his apartment complex in South Tulsa, Oklahoma. He says the weather hasn't affected him significantly, though 'phone service has been interrupted intermittently mainly due to high call volumes.'
    - dsashin, CNN iReport producer

    This one's definitely for the record books.  Tulsa was issued only the second blizzard warning yesterday since records were kept -- the first being LAST year's 2009 Christmas Eve storm.

     

    Official reports say a foot has fallen but we've received approx 15 inches in my location.  Last night we received "thundersnow," i.e. thunder and lightning that accompanied the storm's onset of sleet, freezing rain, and snow.

     

    Just about everything that can be closed has been closed:  schools, malls, interstates, turnpikes, and most businesses.  Travel is being discouraged and the National Guard has been dispatched to assist stranded motorists or deliver humanitarian assistance in more extreme cases.  So far no word on if there have been any weather related fatalities and power has stayed on (although phone service has been out in my area mainly due to high call volumes).

     

    I expect the situation to remain as described for at least the next 36 - 48 hours -- the storm may depart but the snow is gonna be around for a while. 

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