Winds will be light Wednesday with sunny skies, but Thursday there is a high fire danger across most of Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports.
Temperatures will be in the 50s both days with sunny skies. A fire weather watch is in effect for noon Thursday until 6 p.m. due to winds that may gust up to 40 mph across the western half of the state.
The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:
Wednesday: Mostly sunny with a high near 54. Northwest wind around 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 34. South, southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west, northwest after midnight.
Thursday: Sunny with a high near 56. Windy with a north, northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Thursday night: Mostly clear with a low around 26. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday: Sunny with a high near 48. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 29.
Saturday: Sunny with a high near 56.
Saturday night: Mostly clear with a low around 32.
Sunday: Sunny with a high near 63.
Sunday night: Clear with a low around 36.
M.L. King Day: Sunny with a high near 59.
Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 52.