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Highs expected in the 70s today

by Bryan Painter Modified: February 18, 2014 at 8:00 am •  Published: February 18, 2014
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A look at today’s weather from the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office:

Southwest winds will become gusty through the morning, then decrease during the afternoon as a cold front approaches.

Associated with the southwest wind, we will see very warm temperatures and low humidity values.

Very high wildfire conditions are expected, so all outdoor burning and other activities that could lead to wildfires should be postponed.

Following is a look at the forecast for Oklahoma City from the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office:

Today Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 67. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 11 to 21 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a north northwest wind 21 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

Friday Sunny, with a high near 62.

Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

Sunday Sunny, with a high near 59.

Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

 

by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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