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January 6, 2014

Bitter cold leads to OKC, Tulsa school cancellation

Power out to hundreds of residents, businesses

Oklahoma — Dozens of schools across Oklahoma called off classes as bitterly cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chill indexes were reported.

The Oklahoma City and Tulsa school districts — the state’s two largest — are among those cancelling classes for Monday. 

The National Weather Service issued a wind chill warning for Ottawa and Craig counties until noon Monday and a wind chill advisory for all but far southern and parts of southwestern Oklahoma. 

Oklahoma Gas and Electric reported about 1,900 power outages Monday morning — about 1.200 of those in Pauls Valley. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation said drifting snow kept highways in north-central and northeastern Oklahoma slick in spots and crews continued plowing and treating the roads.

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