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19.7 degrees at Kenton this morning, according to Oklahoma Mesonet

by Bryan Painter Published: November 6, 2013
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Two numbers from two different areas in Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Mesonet shows the temperature at the station at Kenton, in the far western Panhandle was 19.7 degrees at 7:25 a.m. today (Wednesday).

The Mesonet also shows that as of 7:40 a.m. today, the 24-hour rainfall total, so far, for Broken Bow in far southeastern Oklahoma was 3.03 inches of rain.

Elsewhere, Boise City, just to the east of Kenton, had a low of 24.7 degrees at 7:15 a.m.

And as for 24-hour rainfall, 2.76 inches was recorded at Watonga.  A few other totals include: 1.90 inches, Norman; 1.83 inches, Retrop; 1.75 inches, Weatherford; 1.72 inches at both Guthrie and Bessie.

In southwestern Oklahoma where they continue to battle drought, Altus had .26 inches while Mangum received 1.13 inches of rain.

In other weather news:

From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: “In the wake of a strong cold front, drier and stable air will spread over the region. although a few sprinkles or very light showers cannot be ruled out this morning as the upper storm system passes over the region, no organized rain or storms should occur.”

Looking ahead to next week: “Thunderstorms appear possible toward the first part of next week.”
If they occur, severe weather appears unlikely.
Also, “Freezing temperatures and widespread frost are expected early tonight and Thursday morning.”

 

by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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