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  • Temperatures shaken, not stirred; 007-day forecast

    By Bradon Long | Updated: Fri, Nov 6, 2015

    Temperatures Friday are shaken, but not stirred, after the cold front yesterday. But, the sky didn't fall, as temperatures will rebound early in the next work week. In true November fashion, sunny skies with highs in the low 60s will dominate the weekend. Whether you're headed out to local...

  • Rare November tornado watch issued for eastern Oklahoma

    Josh Wallace | Updated: Thu, Nov 5, 2015

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 8 p.m. Thursday for most of eastern Oklahoma.  According to their website, the last time the state saw a tornado in November was in 2011 when 11 touched down from Nov. 7 to Nov. 8. Of the 11, the strongest was an EF4...

  • Free activities at the National Weather Festival on Halloween Day

    Olivier Rey | Updated: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

    The National Weather Center will open its doors for its annual Festival on Oct. 31. Families are welcome to enjoy several indoor and outdoor free activities.

  • Washout Friday; Halloween forecast

    Bradon Long | Updated: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

    A wall of water will blanket the majority of the state for most of the day Friday, pushing off to the east as the evening and overnight progresses. Most high school football fans at games east of I-35 will need to keep an umbrella handy. Rain will continue into the morning hours of...

  • Autumn rain puts Oklahoma's drought on the run

    Silas Allen | Updated: Thu, Oct 29, 2015

    A short-lived drought in southern Oklahoma is starting to fizzle. Heavy rain in southern Oklahoma last week brought relief to a part of the state where drought was beginning to intensify. Parts of south-central Oklahoma have gotten as much as 6 inches of rain over the past week, according to...

  • Flooding possible this week across parts of Oklahoma

    Silas Allen | Updated: Wed, Oct 21, 2015

    If you live in Oklahoma, you'd do well to keep an eye on the weather this week. A storm system is expected to pass through the state over the next three days, bringing heavy rain and possible floods, forecasters say. All of far western Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma Panhandle, is under a...

  • Weekend weather, OU game day forecast for Manhattan, Kansas

    By Bradon Long | Updated: Fri, Oct 16, 2015

    The north finally decided to invade. No, we're not talking war here. A cold front part of an area of low pressure north in Kansas pushed through the state Thursday night and will keep temperatures the better part of 20 degrees cooler than we experienced this past week, with record heat...

  • Wildfire weather returns to Oklahoma

    Silas Allen | Updated: Mon, Oct 12, 2015

    Don't play with matches this week. Warm weather, low humidity and high winds are creating prime conditions for wildfires this week across western Oklahoma. The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning Monday for most of western Oklahoma. The warning remains in effect until 7 p.m....

  • Showers tonight; OU-Texas forecast

    Bradon Long | Updated: Thu, Oct 8, 2015

    Just when we thought Fall had embraced us...  It's time to put aside the hot pumpkin spiced latte for a few days. Warm temperatures will continue into the weekend as showers and thunderstorms in northern Oklahoma may make their way south into the OKC metro by early Friday morning. If...

  • Storms west; cool weekend ahead

    Bradon Long | Updated: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    Just like the flip of a switch with an early morning chill, Fall is here to stay in Oklahoma.  With the sounds of ruffling clothes as many Oklahomans dug through their closets to find the first jacket or sweater in reach, it's time for shorts and sandals to give way to sweaters...

  • Cold front finally brings Fall; thunderstorms possible Friday

    Bradon Long | Updated: Tue, Sep 29, 2015

    After much anticipation, many promises and maybe even a few tears accompanied by drops of sweat, Fall finally looks here to stay for the near future in Oklahoma this weekend. A stalling cold front in the Panhandle will bring chances of showers throughout the week, mostly isolated to the...

  • Your 7-day forecast, the transition to fall

    Bradon Long | Updated: Thu, Sep 24, 2015

    Temperatures feel much more like late Spring and early Summer outside as an above average temperature swing continues across much of the state. The seven-day forecast reflects much of the same. Forecast for Oklahoma City: This week's forecast looks repetitive at best, but provides a...

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Silas Allen is a news reporter for The Oklahoman. He is a Missouri native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri.