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Wind gusts of 60 mph possible Thursday

by Bryan Painter Published: February 19, 2014
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From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office:

Very strong northerly winds will be seen through the first half of Thursday!

The strongest winds will be over northern and western portions of Oklahoma where gusts around 60 mph will be possible.

Winds this strong will make controlling vehicles difficult, especially high-profile and light-weight vehicles on east-west oriented roadways.

Areas of blowing dirt may also create dangerous travel conditions due to reduced visibilities.

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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