The 5-6 inches of snow Sapulpa received were enough to close schools, and just about everything else. City Hall, Sapulpa Public Library, and the Senior Citizen Center were all closed for the day, along with nearly every storefront, including retailers and restaurants.
Photos by Mallory Parker.
OG&E is currently reporting approximately 4,300 customers without power across their service area. Of those, a single, large outage in Piedmont is impacting 3,500 customers. Restoration personnel are on site working to restore power.
The National Weather Service is continuing their Winter Storm Warning for all of eastern Oklahoma and northwest and west-central Arkansas through 3 am Friday. Moderate snow will increase Thursday afternoon and evening, continuing into early Friday morning before ending. Expect 1 to 2 inches of additional snow accumulation to be common, with local amounts of 3 to 4 inches. Avoid unnecessary travel!
Creek County Ambulance has reportedly had lower than expected call volume, but they say it might pick up tomorrow when snowed-in residents start venturing out.