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Up to 6 inches of snow expected in Arkansas, Oklahoma

By The Associated Press

This article was originally published December 22, 2012 at 3:53 p.m. Updated December 23, 2012 at 4:42 p.m.

— The National Weather Service has issued winter storm watches for parts of Arkansas and Oklahoma this Christmas.

Forecasters said parts of the region are expected to see up to 6 inches of snow.

The weather service office in Norman, Okla., said a winter storm watch will be in effect from late Monday through Tuesday evening for parts of Oklahoma, including El Reno, Oklahoma City and Ponca City.

Forecasters said snow is expected to start falling in those areas between midnight and 9 a.m. Tuesday. The snow will be heaviest during the daytime hours before tapering off to flurries Tuesday even as the storm trudges eastward.

A winter storm watch will be in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening in parts of Arkansas, including Russellville, Harrison and Mena.

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GCW says... December 23, 2012 at 7:14 a.m.

It won't be the end of the world.

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jgbear says... December 23, 2012 at 12:58 p.m.

folks in AR can barely drive when it's dry. A little rain & snow is going to make for some interesting travels through the state!

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