A powerful, slow-moving winter storm blew through south central and central Oklahoma last Tuesday night dumping up to four inches of snow in the Heart of Oklahoma.

Snow continued Wednesday morning with snow flurries lasting most of the day.

The frozen precipitation forced school closings all across the area for not only Wednesday but Thursday as well.

Marlow’s basketball teams elected not to travel to Lexington Tuesday night, forcing the games to be played Saturday afternoon in Lexington.

Snow plows were called out to scrape off highways and byways and streets inside city limits to allow drivers the means to travel about.

Luckily, there was little to no ice with the system that dumped up to eight inches of snow in Pauls Valley.

The swath of snow came up from the southwest portion of the state near Lawton right up the I-44 corridor through the Heart of Oklahoma, Norman and points to the northeast.

Highs in the 40s and 50s in the days following the storm essentially melted the snow completely by Saturday.

The snow amounted to about .4” of moisture.

A cold rain started falling Monday afternoon dumping 1.1” of moisture in the area over night.

With rain still falling as of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Purcell had recorded another .4” bringing the total for the year here to 6.1”.

Oklahoma City has recorded 3.39” with the normal year-to-date total sitting at 1.97”.

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