- Local News
Weather bulletin for Pontotoc County
The National Weather Service in Norman reported early Thursday afternoon that Pontotoc County residents can expect a temperature of 19 degrees tonight with a wind chill of about 10 degrees.
Temperatures were expected to remain about 27 degrees all day Thursday before dropping to 19 Thursday night.
The entire county and much of southern Oklahoma are under a winter storm warning with ice accumulations of 1/4 to 1/2 inch expected. Ada's accumulation is expected to be closer to 1/4 inch.
Breaking News Update: Manhunt Continues South of Ada
Pontotoc County Sheriff's deputies, Ada Police, and Oklahoma State Troopers searched for at least two armed robbery suspects in the vicinity of the King's Ridge addition in south Ada.
PAWS Benefit Postponed
The Pontotoc Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) “Dog’s Night Out Christmas Gala” has been postponed
Weather conditions delay deliveries of The Ada News
Due to icy weather conditions, The Ada News is experiencing temporary delays in home deliveries of the Thursday edition. Your paper will be delivered as soon as possible. We will continue to monitor weather conditions and make deliveries as promptly as possible. Thanks for reading The Ada News.
Pat Taylor Memorial Parade of Lights canceled
The Pat Taylor Memorial Parade of Lights has been canceled due to safety concerns.
School districts cancel classes due to weather
Several area school districts canceled classes today due to bad weather and hazardous driving conditions.
State Sen. Paddack named East Central distinguished alumnus; to address grads
Oklahoma State Senator Susan Paddack has been named East Central University’s Distinguished Alumnus and will address candidates for bachelor’s and master’s degrees at ECU’s fall commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Kerr Activities Center.
ECU fall commencement ceremonies set for Dec. 14
Bachelor’s degrees will be awarded to 225 students, while 94 others will obtain their master’s degrees during East Central University’s Fall Commencement Ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Kerr Activities Center.
Winter storm warning issued for parts of state
Forecasters issued a winter storm warning for a large swath of Oklahoma as cold air and abundant moisture are poised to cover the state.
The National Weather Service says rain on Thursday will switch over to freezing rain in parts of the state, and freezing rain and sleet will continue into Thursday night. Much of the preciptiation is expected to switch over to all snow before ending on Friday.
A half-inch of freezing rain could be possible in some areas, along with significant sleet. Some areas will see power outages and travel will be treacherous.
Kaiser: Parade will go on unless streets are icy
Ada will get another blast of wintry weather Thursday, but the Pat Taylor Memorial Parade of Lights will not be canceled unless the streets are icy, said Ada Main Street program manager Amy Kaiser.
- More Local News Headlines
- Weather bulletin for Pontotoc County