Rain, thunderstorms still possible today in Oklahoma

From Staff Reports Modified: February 11, 2009 at 9:39 am •  Published: February 11, 2009

Rain and thunderstorms will continue to affect portions of southeast Oklahoma this morning, according to the National Weather Service. The severe weather threat has diminished across the area.

Light rain remains possible tonight across portions of Oklahoma as a storm system moves across the region.

Gusty northwesterly winds are expected across the area today, with temperatures in the 50s and 60s.

The next chance for rain will be Friday across northern Oklahoma as another storm system moves across the region.

Thunderstorms and tornadoes that moved through Oklahoma on Tuesday caused about 30,000 outages for Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. customers at 8 p.m., which was the height of the outages.

Oklahoma forecast

Today: Partly sunny. Highs from the mid-50s to upper 60s. Rain and scattered thunderstorms in the north in morning.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows from 25 to 40.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs from 55 to 70.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs from the mid-40s in the northwest to the mid-60s in the south. Slight chance of rain and thunderstorms in the far southeast.

Oklahoma City-area forecast

Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs about 60. Northwesterly winds 20 to 25 mph, decreasing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Thirty percent chance of rain and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Southeasterly winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid-60s. Southerly winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid-40s. Southeasterly winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwesterly winds 15 to 25 mph.


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