How to Drive Safely on Icy Roads as the Cold Front Moves Through Oklahoma



TONIGHT, FIELD METEOROLOGIST MICHAEL ARMSTRONG TELLS US WHAT TO WATCH FOR TOMORROW. MICHAEL: JUST A SMALL AMOUNT COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE IN SECONDS. IMAGINE YOU ARE DRIVING AT 70 MPH AND ALL SUDDENLY DRIVING ON ICE. I SHOWED A TROOPERTHIS VIDEO YESTERDAY. >> YOU CAN SEE THEY ARE NOT DRIVING UNEXPECTEDLY IN TRAFFIC, BUT UP TO SPEED CHANGES YOU CAN SEE HOW THEY LOSE CONTROL. THIS RED PICK-UP PRESSED THEIR BRAKES AND IT WAS ENOUGH. MICHAEL: IT’S MORE THAN NOT PRESSING THE BRAKES. >> REMOVE THROTTLE FOOT CHANS GETHE DRIVE TIRE. IT’S ALMOST LIKE CUTTING YOUR BRAKES WITHOUT CUTTING YOUR BRAKES. IT IS BETTER NOT TO BE ON THE BRAKE AT ALL. MICHAEL: JUST LAST FEBRUARY, FIRST RESPONDERS GOT INTO VEHICLES TO RESCUE PEOPLE FROM THIS MULTIPLE CAR PILE IN DOWNTOWN OKLAHOMA. >> IF YOU ARE IN THIS SITUATION AND CAN SEPARATE YOURSELF FROM THE VEHICLE, ATTH IS SAFE. GO ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CONCRETE BARRIER. YOU NEVER HEAR A TROOPERR OR SOMEONE TELL GET OUT OF YOUR CAR ON A MOVING ROAD. MICHL:AE THE BRIDGES MAY NOT ICE IN THE MORNING, IT DEPENDS ON THE INTENSITY OF THE RAINFALL

How to Drive Safely on Icy Roads as the Cold Front Moves Through Oklahoma

Another strong cold front is expected to cross Oklahoma overnight. Although Oklahoma had a warm day on Tuesday, another arctic front is coming. Field meteorologist Michael Armstrong tells us what we might see overnight and tomorrow morning. Watch the video player above for more details.

Another strong cold front is expected to cross Oklahoma overnight.

Although Oklahoma had a warm day on Tuesday, another arctic front is coming.

Field meteorologist Michael Armstrong tells us what we might see overnight and tomorrow morning.

Watch the video player above for more details.

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