Cold front hits Oklahoma Monday

Temperatures have plummeted outdoors in Oklahoma Monday. The wind chill factor is near zero in central Oklahoma with gusts up to 37 mph.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 27, 2014 at 5:03 am •  Published: January 27, 2014

A cold front blew into Oklahoma and temperatures dropped Monday.

Temperatures will reach a high of 27 degrees Monday with wind chill values as low as zero in central Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports. Winds may gust up to 27 mph. There is a chance for snow flurries Tuesday morning.

High wind gusts have been reported in western Oklahoma. There was a 58 mph gust overnight near Hinton, according to the Oklahoma Mesonet website.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a high near 27. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a north, northeast wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

Monday night: Mostly cloudy with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as minus 2. East, northeast wind around 11 mph.

Tuesday: A chance of flurries before noon. Partly sunny with a high near 29. Wind chill values as low as minus 2. East, northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 15. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny with a high near 43. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 29.

Thursday: Mostly sunny with a high near 54.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 29.

Friday: Mostly sunny with a high near 49.

Friday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 31.

Saturday: Mostly sunny with a high near 44.

Saturday night: Mostly cloudy with a low around 30.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy with a high near 45.