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Another storm with heavy snow expected in Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Light snow has begun falling in northwestern Oklahoma and more precipitation, wind and bitterly cold temperatures are expected to follow as another major winter storm sweeps across the nation's midsection.

According to the National Weather Service light snow was reported in the Oklahoma Panhandle and northwestern Oklahoma, and temperatures have tumbled into teens and 20s. Winter storm warnings are in effect statewide through Wednesday, when accumulations could range from 3 to 5 inches in the Panhandle and up to 10 inches from central through northeastern Oklahoma.

Will Rogers World Airport canceled about 50 arrival and departure flights at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Officials also anticipate flight cancellations at Tulsa International Airport.

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman Michelann Ooten says officials are urging residents to stay off the roads.

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