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Panhandle Residents Prepare For Snowstorm

KSCB News - December 19, 2011 8:20 am

Toys, electronics and other Christmas gifts
aren’t the only things flying off the shelves at stores in far
northwestern Oklahoma, where more than a foot of snow could fall
this week.
Guymon Walmart assistant manager Amy Green said Sunday so many
customers have come in looking for snow shovels, bread and other
necessities that employees could hardly keep up.
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for
the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles. Forecasters say the approaching
storm could dump six to 16 inches of snow on the region and unleash
winds of 25 mph to 35 mph with higher gusts.
Days Inn and Suites manager Mira Chetan found it hard to believe
snow was on the way. Chetan says it was about 60 degrees in Guymon
Sunday afternoon.


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