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Photos: Tulsa and surrounding communities get hit by icy weather
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Photos: Tulsa and surrounding communities get hit by icy weather

“Much colder air will move in late this week and into the weekend, along with some chances of light snow. Dangerous wind chills from zero to near ten below zero will be possible Friday morning and into the weekend,” forecasters said.

As of 8 p.m. Monday, EMSA reported having responded to 139 vehicle collisions around the Tulsa area and transporting 38 people to area medical facilities. EMSA also responded to eight cold-exposure calls with three transports, and 113 falls with 85 transports.

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I joined the Tulsa World in 1988 after graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma. I lived in Saudi Arabia before graduating from Broken Arrow High School. I'm married to Karen Gilbert and have three grown children. Phone: 918-581-8349

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I'm a photographer who has been with the Tulsa World for more than 20 years. I interned at the Tulsa World and started working for the Tulsa World after graduating from the University of Kansas. Phone: 918-699-8813

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I have worked for the Tulsa World since 2006. I previously worked at The Oklahoman and newspapers in Shawnee, Edmond and Enid in Oklahoma. I graduated from UCO with a journalism degree. Phone: 918-581-8829

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“When we see ‘Uh-oh, this looks like a big one,’ we want to give people as much advance notice as possible,” said Rick Smith at National Weather Service, who points out dangerously cold temperatures are a certainty.

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