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  • Sunny, windy day ahead in Oklahoma Tuesday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    High winds are ahead Tuesday in Oklahoma. Fire danger will be high.

  • 14 inches of snow on this date in 1973

    Bryan Painter | Published: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: Rain will continue to move off to the east today.  Behind this activity, light drizzle and some patchy fog will exist through sunrise.

  • UPDATE: Heavy fog reported in Canadian County, Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    There is a chance for thunderstorms Monday in central Oklahoma. Skies will be cloudy.

  • Oklahoma City residents flock to get storm shelter permits

    By Kyle Schwab, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Brandon Onley, 25, is one of thousands of Oklahoma City residents who have been interested in preparing for this year’s severe weather with a storm shelter. Many though are surprised to discover there is more to obtaining a shelter than simply having one put in.

  • What could Sunday's weather bring?

    Bryan Painter | Published: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: FRIDAY High pressure will continue to to fill in behind the frontal boundary that swung through Thursday.

  • Cooler, windy day Friday in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    Temperatures will be in the mid-60s Friday in Oklahoma. Winds will gust from the north with sunny skies.

  • Tornado watch info from National Weather Service, Norman and Tulsa

    Bryan Painter | Published: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    The National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office has issued a tornado watch in effect until 9 pm this evening for the following areas in Oklahoma: In east central Oklahoma: Pontotoc, Seminole In southeast Oklahoma: Atoka,  Bryan,  Coal,  Hughes,  Johnston, Marshall In southern Oklahoma: Love This includes the cities of…Ada, Atoka, Coalgate, Durant, Holdenville, Madill, Marietta, Seminole and Tishomingo.

  • 77 percent of Oklahoman experiencing some degree of drought

    Bryan Painter | Published: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: Breezy to windy conditions, warm to hot temperatures, and very dry conditions west of a dryline and ahead of a cold front will cause extreme wildfire danger late this morning through this evening, mainly 10 am to 10 pm across western north Texas and the southern half of Oklahoma.

  • Red flag warning for warm, windy day Thursday in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Warm weather returns Thursday in central Oklahoma. With winds gusting up to 29 mph in central Oklahoma, a red flag warning for fire danger has been issued by the weather service.

  • UPDATE: Tornado watch has been issued for 10 counties, according to the National Weather Service, Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    Also, there is a chance for severe storms Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m. in central Oklahoma.

  • A Tornado Watch has been issued, according to the National Weather Service, Norman

    Bryan Painter | Published: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    The National Weather Service, Norman has issued a Tornado Watch until 10 p.m.

  • Your hazardous weather outlook from the National Weather Service, Norman

    Bryan Painter | Published: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: Hazardous weather outlook Day one…This afternoon and tonight Thunderstorms… There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms late this afternoon through tonight across much of Oklahoma and western north Texas.

  • Possible timing for potential significant storms - from the National Weather Service in Norman

    Bryan Painter | Published: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: The potential for severe storms will increase later today.

  • U.S. House passes bill to improve tornado forecasting

    BY CHRIS CASTEEL, Washington Bureau | Published: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    Legislation by Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine is aimed at better coordinating federal weather research efforts and tapping the expertise of universities and private companies.

  • Oklahoma Supreme Court gives backer of school tornado shelter proposal more time to collect signatures

    By Rick Green, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    Backers of a measure to place tornado shelters in Oklahoma schools will get an additional 90 days to collect signatures to put their plan on a statewide ballot, the state Supreme Court has ruled.

  • Reminder: Have a severe weather plan in place

    Bryan Painter | Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    A reminder, please have a severe weather plan. Weather information can quickly change, depending on the time of the day in what ways will you get your weather information? Depending on where you are, where will you seek shelter?

  • Central Oklahoma to see first chance of severe storms Wednesday

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    The National Weather Service in Norman is predicting large hail and strong winds for parts of central Oklahoma on Wednesday. Tornadoes possible, it said.

  • Oklahoma severe weather updates

    FROM LOCAL REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    Read severe storm updates, road closings and travel conditions below. The following tweets are from reporters, state officials and meteorologists.

  • Oklahoma school shelter petition gets more time

    By TIM TALLEY | Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Supporters of placing storm shelters in Oklahoma public schools will get more time to gather signatures on a ballot initiative but the wording of the measure can make clear the cost, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The high court said proponents of the initiative petition, State Question 767, have 90 days from the day their appeal of the ballot title is final to collect the signatures needed to get the measure on the election ballot. Supporters need the signatures of about 155,000 registered voters to get the measure on the ballot. They are 35,000 signatures short of the number required.

  • The hazardous weather outlook

    Bryan Painter | Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern… western…central…and southern oklahoma…and western north texas.