UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning in northern Oklahoma Thursday

Temperatures are heating up in Oklahoma. The heat index will be near 98 degrees Thursday in Oklahoma City.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 10, 2014 at 6:34 am •  Published: July 10, 2014
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6:30 a.m. Strong thunderstorms just east of Pond Creek and Enid are moving east, southeast. Wind gusts 40 to 50 mph are reported. Rain is heavy, the National Weather Service reports. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates.

5:55 a.m. A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Garfield and Grant counties in northern Oklahoma Thursday morning. The storm is moving, east, southeast. Wind gusts up to 60 mph are possible. The warning is in effect until 6:30 a.m., the National Weather Service reports

4:30 a.m. Hot weather is ahead in central Oklahoma.

Temperatures will heat up to near 95 degrees Thursday in Oklahoma City with a heat index value near 98 degrees.

High temperatures in central Oklahoma Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be in the upper 90s. The high temperature Sunday will be near 100 degrees.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 a.m. Mostly sunny with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind 8 to 15 mph with gusts as high as 21 mph.