The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Local and State News

February 13, 2012

Storm leaves snow, school and community closures in its wake

ENID — A winter stormed dumped snow on Enid and closed schools in the area, including the Enid district, Sunday night.

Garfield County Emergency Management Director Mike Honigsberg reported an average of 2.5 inches of snow accumulated in the Enid area.

Roadways across Woods, Alfalfa, Grant, Major, Garfield, Blaine and Kingfisher counties are slick and hazardous, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol's Troop J, which is located in Enid. Troop J officials are not recommending driving.

City of Enid reports public works crews began spreading salt and sand on main thoroughfares around 8 p.m. last night. Click HERE for city of Enid snowplow routes.

Wheatheart meal delivery in the area has been canceled for the day.

The forecast for today calls for a continued chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle before 10 a.m. and then mostly cloudy with a high of 38. Southwest wind will be 13-21 mph.

Tonight's National Weather Service forecast calls for partly cloudy skies and a low around 23 with west wind at 8-11 mph, becoming calm.

Highs Tuesday and the remainder of the work week are forecast to reach into the 50s.

Skies will be mostly sunny, with a south wind at 5-8 mph.

A list of school and community closings on the KOCO Channel 5 site are as follows:

Aline/Cleo Public Schools

Alva Public Schools

Autry Technology Center

Billings Public Schools

Burlington Public Schools - School Starts 10:00 AM/Buses running late Monday

Calumet Public Schools

Canton Public Schools

Cherokee Public Schools

Covington-Douglas Public Schools

Deer Creek-Lamont Public Schools

Dover Public Schools

Drummond Public Schools

Emmanuel Christian School-Enid

Enid Public Schools

First Presbyterian Church - Enid

Garber Public Schools

Geary Public Schools

Hennessey Public Schools

Hillsdale Christian School

Kremlin-Hillsdale Public Schools

Lomega Schools - Open/Buses are running 1 hour late

Medford Public Schools

Mooreland First Baptist Church - Open at 9:15 AM Today

Northern OK College - Enid - Open at 10:00 AM Today

Northwest Tech Center - Alva Campus

Northwest Tech Center - Fairview

Northwestern OSU - Open at 10:00 AM Monday all campuses

Okeene Public Schools - Open at 10:00 AM Today

Pioneer-Pleasant Vale Public Schools

Ringwood Public Schools

Seiling Public Schools

Sharon-Mutual Public Schools

Thomas-Fay-Custer Public Schools

Timberlake Public Schools

Vance Air Force Base - Only Mission Essential Report 10:00 AM Today

Vici Public Schools

Watonga Schools - Open at 8:05 AM/Buses running late Today

Waukomis Public Schools

Waynoka Public Schools

Wheatheart Nutrition - Billings - No Meal Service Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Garber - No Meal Service Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Helena - No Meal Service Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Kingfisher - No Meal Service Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Meadows Point Enid - No Meal Service Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Medford - No Meal Service Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Offices Closed Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Pond Creek - No Meal Service Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Ringwood - No Meal Service Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Watonga - No Meal Service Today

Wheatheart Nutrition - Waukomis - No Meal Service Today


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