Rain chances in Oklahoma Tuesday and Wednesday

There is a slight chance of rain Tuesday in Oklahoma. Chances will increase Wednesday for showers and thunderstorms in central Oklahoma
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: April 16, 2013 at 9:24 am •  Published: April 16, 2013

There is a slight chance for rain Tuesday in central Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports.

Chances increase Wednesday for showers and thunderstorms.

There is a moderate risk of severe storms Wednesday, the weather service reports.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy with a high near 64. North, northeast wind 8 to 13 mph.

Tuesday night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy with a low around 59. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy with a high near 76. South wind 13 to 21 mph with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Wednesday night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 39. South wind 10 to 18 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy with a high near 51. Northwest wind 22 to 24 mph with gusts as high as 33 mph.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 33.

Friday: Sunny with a high near 56.

Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 39.

Saturday: Mostly sunny with a high near 67.