UPDATE: Thunderstorm moving through central Oklahoma
Thunderstorms are moving through central Oklahoma Thursday. Hot temperatures will follow, the National Weather Center reports.
12 p.m. A thunderstorm is moving through central Oklahoma with rain and lightning, said Ryan Barnes, meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Norman. The storm is moving in a southeast direction. Following the storm, temperatures are expected to be hot through the weekend with a heat index more than 100 degrees Sunday.
6 a.m. There is a chance of rain Thursday in central Oklahoma.
Winds are expected to be calm.
The National Weather Service forecast for central Oklahoma is as follows:
Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind between 6 and 9 mph becoming calm.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light east wind.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind at 8 mph becoming southeast.
Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 70. South southeast wind between 8 and 10 mph.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South southwest wind between 10 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 72.
Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
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