Monday, December 10, 2007



Freezing rain has become a major problem over the Midwest during the past few days. The above map is from the NWS Springfield.

The Tulsa NWS Office put out the following civil emergency message earlier this afternoon:

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
247 PM CST MON DEC 10 2007

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE TULSA
AREA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.

SOME INTERSECTIONS MAY NOT YET HAVE TEMPORARY FOUR WAY STOP SIGNS.

CALL 911 FOR LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCIES ONLY. PLEASE DO NOT HANG
UP IF YOU CALL, YOUR CALL WILL BE ANSWERED.

THE TULSA POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ON OPERATION SLICK STREETS. IF YOU
HAVE A NON INJURY ACCIDENT, DO NOT CALL 911. THE POLICE WILL NOT RESPOND.

ALL HOSPITALS EXCEPT THE OSU MEDICAL CENTER AND HILLCREST MEDICAL
CENTER ARE OPERATING ON BACK UP POWER. AEP-PSO HAS PRIORITIZED
RESTORING POWER TO HOSPITALS FIRST.

IT COULD TAKE SEVERAL DAYS FOR THE POWER TO BE RESTORED TO ALL
HOMES.

DO NOT SEEK SHELTER FROM THE COLD AT AREA HOSPITALS.

SEEK SHELTER AT THE SALVATION ARMY DAY CENTER…102 NORTH
DENVER…THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH…403 SOUTH CINCINNATI…THE
COLLINSVILLE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH…1301 WEST MAIN…THE OLIVETTE
BAPTIST CHURCH IN SAND SPRINGS…155 NORTH 65TH WEST AVENUE…THE
NEW BEGINNINGS BAPTIST CHURCH IN BIXBY…4101 EAST 151ST STREET…THE
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH IN OWASSO…96TH STREET NORTH AND 177TH EAST
AVENUE…AND THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN SAPULPA…200 SOUTH ELM.

CITIZENS CAN CALL THE MAYORS ACTION LINE AT 596-2100. TO REPORT
DOWNED POWER LINES CALL 888-218-3919.

TO REQUEST TULSA TRANSIT LIFT SERVICE, CALL 625-5722.

2 comments:

MTWC said...

When was the last 1 inch snowfall in B-ham. just curious?
Clay at MTWC

Mike said...

It has been awhile. I will have to research that.