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How low have wind chills dipped already on this Thursday morning?

by Bryan Painter Published: January 23, 2014
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On this very cold Thursday morning, Foraker in northern Oklahoma has had an actual low temperature of 8.3 degrees at 7:40 a.m. and the wind chill has dipped as low as negative 11, according to the Oklahoma Mesonet weather network.

Boise City had an actual low of 7.6 degrees at 8:15 a.m.  

Newkirk, Goodwell and Boise City have recorded a wind chill of negative 10 today.

In central Oklahoma, the Mesonet locations at El Reno and Minco have had a negative 5 wind chill.  And, the Oklahoma City – North station, near the Broadway Extension and Wilshire, had a negative 2 as has Oklahoma City -East.

Also in Oklahoma County, at 8:20 a.m. the actual temperature at Spencer was 14 degrees.

The cold will continue.

The National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office has a wind chill advisory in effect until noon CST today (Thursday) for Harper, Woods, Alfalfa, Grant, Kay, Ellis, Woodward, Major, Garfield, Noble, Roger Mills, Dewey, Custer, Blaine, Kingfisher, Logan, Payne, Canadian, Oklahoma and Lincoln counties.

Wind chill values of 5 to 15 degrees below zero are possible.

If you have to be outside, please dress in layers and leave no skin
exposed to the wind. Remember that frostbite and hypothermia can happen
quickly.

The National Weather Service has wind chill advisories across much of the northern half of Oklahoma.

 

Coolest Minimum Temperatures
1 – Boise City 7.6F 8:15 am
2 – Hooker 7.7F 8:15 am
3 – Goodwell 8.2F 8:15 am
4 – Foraker 8.3F 7:40 am
5 – Newkirk 8.7F 6:55 am
6 – Copan 9.3F 7:40 am
7 – Burbank 9.6F 7:35 am
8 – Miami 9.6F 7:20 am
9 – Kenton 9.6F 8:10 am
10 – May Ranch 9.6F 7:25 am
11 – Slapout 9.8F 7:15 am
12 – Vinita 9.9F 7:50 am
13 – Beaver 10.0F 8:10 am
14 – Nowata 10.3F 7:45 am
15 – Pawnee 10.3F 8:00 am

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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