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Wind chill advisory issued in Oklahoma Thursday

Temperatures will feel like 5 to 15 degrees below zero Thursday morning in parts of Oklahoma. The northern half of Oklahoma, including central Oklahoma, is under a wind chill advisory until noon.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 23, 2014 at 9:45 am •  Published: January 23, 2014

A wind chill advisory is in effect for the northern half of Oklahoma, including Oklahoma County, until noon Thursday, the National Weather Service reports.

For those who have to be outside, dress in layers and leave no skin exposed to the wind. Frostbite and hypothermia can happen quickly.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Thursday: Partly sunny with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as minus 9. North, northeast wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 15. North, northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Friday: Sunny with a high near 45. Wind chill values as low as zero early. South, southwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 30. South, southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny with a high near 58. West, northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south, southwest in the afternoon.

Saturday night: Mostly clear with a low around 35.

Sunday: Sunny with a high near 61.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

Monday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 18.

Tuesday: Sunny with a high near 38.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 16.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny with a high near 40.