A heat advisory is in effect Tuesday for central Oklahoma until 1 a.m. Thursday as temperatures continue to soar, the National Weather Service reports.
Parts of eastern Oklahoma and Tulsa are under an excessive heat warning Tuesday until 7 p.m. Wednesday where the heat indices will be near 107 degrees, the weather service reports.
The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:
Tuesday: Sunny and hot with a high near 101. South, southwest wind 11 to 16 mph with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday night: Mostly clear with a low around 77. South wind 9 to 14 mph with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. South wind 9 to 14 mph with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday night: Showers and thunderstorms likely mainly after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy with a low around 75. South, southeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.