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Silver Alert: James Murphy


A Silver Alert has been issued for a Pottawatomie County man last seen Wednesday, authorities said.
James Murphy, 49 was last seen at 60 Vera Place in McLoud. Murphy is described as a white male. He was last seen wearing baggy jeans, work boots and possibly a jacket. Authorities said he could be traveling on a red or black bicycle.
Authorities describe Murphy as a person under proven medical or physical disability. He is autistic and deaf.
Officials believe Murphy is in imminent danger of serious bodily injury or death.
Please contact the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s  Office with any information 405-273-1727.

Fire Weather Watch from 2/10/2017 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM CST for Pottawatomie County. 

Fire Weather Watch from 2/10/2017 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM CST for Pottawatomie County. 

URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Norman OK

400 PM CST Thu Feb 9 2017
…Elevated fire weather conditions possible Friday…
OKZ008-013-019-020-025-026-028>032-040>042-101200-

/O.NEW.KOUN.FW.A.0004.170210T1700Z-170211T0100Z/

Kay-Noble-Logan-Payne-Oklahoma-Lincoln-McClain-Cleveland-

Pottawatomie-Seminole-Hughes-Garvin-Murray-Pontotoc-

400 PM CST Thu Feb 9 2017
…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH

FRIDAY EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS… WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW

RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR CENTRAL AND NORTHERN OKLAHOMA…
The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Fire Weather

Watch at the request of Oklahoma state forestry…which is in

effect from Friday morning through Friday evening.
* TIMING…11 AM THROUGH 7 PM.
* WIND…South and southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* HUMIDITY…Around 30 percent.
* TEMPERATURE…Low to mid 70s.
* IMPACTS…any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged. 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions

are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible

Red Flag Warnings.

Event extended (area). Winter Weather Advisory from 1/5/2017 10:00 PM to 1/6/2017 12:00 PM CST for Pottawatomie County.

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK

927 AM CST THU JAN 5 2017
OKZ026-030>032-041>043-052330-

/O.EXA.KOUN.WW.Y.0001.170106T0400Z-170106T1800Z/

LINCOLN-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CHANDLER…STROUD…PRAGUE…MEEKER…

DAVENPORT…WELLSTON…SHAWNEE…SEMINOLE…WEWOKA…

HOLDENVILLE…WETUMKA…SULPHUR…DAVIS…ADA…COALGATE

927 AM CST THU JAN 5 2017
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO

NOON CST FRIDAY…
* TIMING…LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING WITH 

HEAVIEST AMOUNTS LIKELY OCCURRING AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE

POSSIBLE.
* WINDS…NORTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 15 MPH.
* OTHER IMPACTS… REDUCED VISIBILITY COULD OCCUR AT TIMES. WIND 

CHILL VALUES OF -5 TO 10 DEGREES WILL BE LIKELY. 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW

WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW

COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. EVEN SMALL AMOUNTS OF ICE

AND SNOW CAN MAKE ROADS AND SIDEWALKS SLICK AND DANGEROUS.

Orange Barrel Alert: I-40 narrows, ramps close at SH-102 South


Drivers can expect the following I-40 lane and ramp closures at SH-102 South (mm 178) near Dale in Pottawatomie County daily Monday 10/17/16 through Wednesday 10/19/16 for resurfacing:
I-40 will be narrowed to one lane in each direction at SH-102 South from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday.

The westbound I-40 off-ramp to SH-102 South will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday

The eastbound I-40 on-ramp from SH-102 South will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday