Wind chill dips to 8 degrees in Oklahoma City Thursday morning

Oklahomans are waking up to a blustery day with dangerously low wind chills. Wind advisories have been issued for central and western Oklahoma.

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 12, 2012 at 9:20 am •  Published: January 12, 2012

Oklahomans are waking up to a blustery day with dangerously low wind chills. Wind advisories have been issued for central and western Oklahoma.

The wind chill factor was 8 degrees at 6:20 a.m. in Oklahoma City, the National Weather Service reports.

The wind advisory is in effect from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in central and western Oklahoma, the weather service reports.

Roads in northeast and eastern Oklahoma north of Interstate 40 could be slick and hazardous due to overnight precipitation, the weather service reports.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Thursday: Sunny with a high near 39. Windy with a north, northwest wind between 20 and 28 mph with gusts as high as 39 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with a low around 20. Northwest wind between 7 and 16 mph with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Friday: Sunny with a high near 51. West, southwest wind between 8 and 10 mph with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear with a low around 28. West, southwest wind between 8 and 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny with a high near 58. North, northwest wind between 7 and 9 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear with a low around 32.

Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high near 60.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy with a low around 45.

M.L. King Jr. Day: Mostly cloudy with a high near 62.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a low around 34.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny with a high near 47.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear with a low around 25.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.