Slight precipitation won't stop ongoing Oklahoma heat wave Tuesday

BY ROBERT MEDLEY, Staff Writer Modified: August 23, 2011 at 8:00 am •  Published: August 23, 2011
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Some slight sprinkles across central Oklahoma Tuesday won't do much to stop the ongoing heat wave.

Temperatures will soar past 100 degrees Tuesday afternoon, the 52nd day of record-breaking heat this year in Oklahoma City.

The Oklahoma City forecast from the National Weather Service is as follows:

Tuesday: Isolated sprinkles before 1 p.m. Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 103. South, southwest wind between 9 and 13 mph with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy with a low around 80. South wind between 13 and 15 mph with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 104. South, southwest wind between 9 and 11 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with a low around 78. South, southwest wind between 9 and 11 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 99. South, southwest wind between 5 and 8 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy with a low around 76.

Friday: Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98.

Friday Night: Mostly clear with a low around 77.

Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 99.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear with a low around 75.

Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 99.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear with a low around 77.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.



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