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Temperature swings 35 degrees in Oklahoma community Wednesday

Some areas of the state have reached 100 degrees others have recorded some rain on Wednesday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 23, 2014 at 3:37 pm •  Published: July 23, 2014

A wide variance describes Oklahoma’s weather not only from day-to-day but within a day.

At 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, Butler, an Oklahoma Mesonet weather network station in western Oklahoma - was showing 102 degrees. However, across the state in far eastern Oklahoma, the temperature at Cookson was 70 degrees.

Today alone, the station at Butler had a low of 67 degrees at 7 a.m. but was up to 102 degrees by 2:50 p.m. and has continued to hover close to temperature this afternoon.

Areas of northeastern Oklahoma have had rain today, including Pryor with about 1 inch of rain since midnight.

A heat advisory covers much of Oklahoma until 7 p.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service reports.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 99. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South southeast wind around 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. South southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 102.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Oklahoma City paramedics urge caution during hot, humid...

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