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Winds could gust near 40 mph Friday in Oklahoma

Winds will gust near 40 mph in central Oklahoma Friday. There is a chance for rain Saturday night.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: November 9, 2012 at 8:16 am •  Published: November 9, 2012

Winds could gust near 40 mph Friday in central Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports.

Warm, windy weather in Oklahoma could increase fire danger Friday. But Saturday night there is a 60 percent chance of rain in the Oklahoma City area, the weather service reports.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Friday: Mostly sunny with a high near 78. Windy with a south wind 24 to 28 mph with gusts as high as 39 mph.

Friday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 59. Windy with a south wind 22 to 25 mph with gusts as high as 36 mph.

Friday: Cloudy with a high near 72. Windy with a south wind 23 to 31 mph with gusts as high as 44 mph.

Saturday night: Rain and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy with a low around 56. Windy with a south wind 20 to 30 mph with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Cloudy with a high near 58. South wind 13 to 21 mph becoming north, northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

Sunday night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy with a low around 31.

Monday: Sunny with a high near 52.

Monday night: Clear with a low around 33.

Tuesday: Sunny with a high near 61.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear with a low around 35.

Wednesday: Sunny with a high near 60.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear with a low around 38.

Thursday: Mostly sunny with a high near 64.