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The Altus site for the Oklahoma Mesonet had 102 days of temperatures of 90 degrees or above going into Sunday

by Bryan Painter Modified: September 8, 2013 at 10:05 pm •  Published: September 8, 2013

The Hazardous Weather Outlook from the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office, shows: Unseasonably hot conditions are expected again this afternoon with highs climbing into the upper 90s and low 100s. Avoid outdoor activities during the head of the day and stay hydrated to prevent heat-related illness.

In looking ahead at Monday through Saturday: Unseasonably warm and dryn conditions will continue. Hot conditions will continue into the coming week. Follow heat safety measures to avoid heat-related illness.

As of 12:41 p.m., the forecast for Oklahoma City from the National Weather Service, Norman shows high temperatures in the 90s through Friday and a high of 89 Saturday.

Other weather notes:

– On Saturday, the Oklahoma Mesonet station at Fairview reached 103 degrees.

–Going into Sunday, the Oklahoma Mesonet site near Grandfield had recorded 43 days of triple-digit temperatures this year, while the site at Altus had recorded 41 days. 

–Now in terms of days where high temperatures have been at or above 90 degrees this year, Altus went into Sunday with 102 days, Tipton 99 days and Grandfield 98.

The  Oklahoma City – North site went into Sunday, with 57 days of highs in the 90s. 



by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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