Every year we're collectively given the same shock. Snow and ice hit the forecast, people lose their minds seeking out milk and bread, and when that winter precipitation does come down the vast majority of people across Southwest Oklahoma either forget how or just don't know how to drive around in it.

It's even more shocking here in Lawton - Fort Sill... Where people are gathered from every corner of the country and still, most fail to make it to their destinations without committing the most basic winter driving sins.

Since most of our area is looking at wildly varying predictions of anywhere from a tenth up to an inch of ice and snow totals somewhere between a dusting and a foot, let's go over the basics of winter weather travel.

Basic Driving Tips For Snow & Ice

While you would assume that these are common knowledge, you'd be surprised how many people haven't lived in a place where they would learn these skills.

America's Various Lawton's Ranked

For the record, Canada has a Lawton way off in Alberta but it doesn't count because a country's chosen icon can't be a leaf when it should have been an equally awesome bird of prey. 'Merica.

Top 10 most terrifying towns & scary cities in Oklahoma

While Oklahoma is well known for its beauty and friendly people there are a few places in the Sooner State you'll want to avoid. These are the most terrifying towns and scary cities in the state. It's not that they're bad places, or plagued with crime and other negative factors. The towns and cities below have one single thing in common. They all have active paranormal and supernatural phenomenons. From ghost stories to urban legends and tragic tales. A lot of these places are well known to those who live in Oklahoma and even all over the nation. If you're looking to get scared or do a little ghost hunting you can start with the list below.