3:00 pm Sunday – July 24th, 2016
Our 100 degree Heat wave continues across Texoma. So be aware you need to Plan regular air conditioned breaks, continuously drink water and know the signs of both Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke. Finally, be prepared and willing to Call 911 as "Heat Stroke" is a Killer !
Today … a “Heat Advisory” is in effect continuing until 8:00 pm for Heat & Humidity that will affect your body … as if it was 103 -108 degrees. Under Sunny skies, winds are Variable from the Southwest to Southeast 5-15 mph. Actual afternoon Highs in the shade have pushed 101. Attention Boaters … by afternoon the Eastern 1/3rd of Texoma will have Isolated Thunderstorms with Gusty High Winds, Heavy Rain and Lightning. Be Alert to these storms as they develop. Remember the Outflow Winds Gusts will arrive well ahead of the rain.
Tonight … skies will be Mostly Clear and Warm in the 80s & 90s with Southeast breezes 5-10 mph. Overnight … we will have a chance of Wee Hour Showers and Storms. Morning Lows will only drop to be a muggy 76.
Monday … we’re Partly Cloudy with a Scattered Showers and Storms. These slow moving heavy downpours will have the potential for wind gusts 40 to 60 mph and localized flash flooding. Good News … Afternoon Highs will be cooler near 95 with winds from the East-Southeast 10-15 mph.
Tuesday ... a 20% chance of isolated Showers and Storms. Winds will be turning South-Southeast 10-15 mph as Highs warm a degree to 93, under partly Cloudy Skies.
Wednesday … winds swing to a drier and warmer South-Southwest direction 10-15 mph as the Upper Air High Pressure drifts further west over Arizona. Skies will be Partly Cloudy and after morning Lows near 75 afternoon Highs will jump to 94.
Thursday … with the Dome of High Pressure to our west … this opens the door to a 30% chance of Showers and Storms from an approaching disturbance. These storms could be strong to severe with gusty winds and periods of heavy rain. Winds will be warm from the Southwest 10-15 mph. Afternoon Highs will be near 96.
Friday … the Upper Air Trough arrives providing Lift to the unstable hot and humid air over Texoma triggering more isolated showers and storms through noon. Winds will continue warm from the Southwest 10-15 mph as afternoon Highs will reach 97, despite morning’s rain cooled air.
As always … Help Save A Young Life … please remember to please pass the word … Do Not Leave Pets or Children in the Car … with Temps pushing the upper 90s to 100 this week … Cars will heat up to 135 degrees or hotter in less than 15-25 minutes ... Parked Cars will be Death Traps ! Do a back seat “Double Check”, so no one is left behind when parking your car.
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