Freeze warning issued in central Oklahoma Thursday morning

A freeze warning is in effect for much of the state. The warning covers central Oklahoma until 8 a.m.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: November 7, 2013 at 5:18 am •  Published: November 7, 2013

A freeze warning has been issued for central, northern and western parts of Oklahoma until 8 a.m. Thursday.

Areas east of Interstate 44 including parts of southwest, southern, southeast and eastern Oklahoma are under frost advisories until 8 a.m. Thursday. Temperatures in central Oklahoma will warm up to near 64 degrees Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures in Lawton dipped to below freezing Thursday morning. At 5:15 a.m. the temperature was 30 degrees in Lawton and 36 degrees in Oklahoma City, the National Weather Service reports.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Thursday: Areas of frost before 8 a.m. Otherwise sunny with a high near 64. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

Thursday: Clear with a low around 42. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

Friday: Sunny with a high near 66. South wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 45. South wind 9 to 16 mph with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Saturday: Sunny with a high near 66. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly clear with a low around 46.

Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high near 66.

Sunday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 54.

Veterans Day: Partly sunny with a high near 69.

Monday night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy with a low around 49.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny with a high near 65.

Tuesday night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy with a low around 40.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny with a high near 50.