TULSA - A treacherous mixture of a coating of ice and a layer of blowing snow on top of it has made driving in northeast Oklahoma a risky proposition Sunday morning.
The forecast calls for additional flurries of snow and bitter cold, which means the roads will remain tricky.
Cities are plowing and sanding as best they can, as are the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the Turnpike Authority, but the plows can't cut the ice and there really isn't enough snow to make plowing effective.
With the bitter cold, any salt spread won't really make much difference either.
Even if drivers arrive at their destination safely, they still face a challenge walking from the car to their destination.
Parking lots and sidewalks are also treacherously slick, especially the areas where the snow has blown off, leaving just a coating of ice.
The best advice is to walk slowly, with knees slightly bent, and shuffle rather than taking large steps.
Perhaps even better advice might be to stay inside, enjoy a nice fire and a cup of cocoa.