Snow is back in the Christmas Day forecast

There is still a chance for a white Christmas in Oklahoma. Until then, more wind is expected Friday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: December 21, 2012 at 9:06 am •  Published: December 21, 2012

There is a chance for snow on Christmas Day Tuesday.

Until then, central Oklahoma will deal with more high wind Friday and Saturday.

Snow chances have been increased to 40 percent for Christmas Day Tuesday in central Oklahoma. There is also a chance of freezing rain Monday night.

A special weather statement issued Friday from the National Weather Service states there is a chance for up to 6 inches of snow Christmas Day in Oklahoma City.

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

Friday: Sunny with a high near 60. Southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 30. South wind 9 to 13 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny with a high near 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 36. South wind 6 to 14 mph becoming east, northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high near 54. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Sunday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 29.

Monday: Partly sunny with a high near 46.

Monday night: A slight chance of rain freezing rain and sleet. Mostly cloudy with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Christmas Day: Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Tuesday night: Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow. Cloudy with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny with a high near 29.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear with a low around 19.

Thursday: Mostly sunny with a high near 37.

Special Weather Statement from the National Weather Service

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