December 20, 2014 3:30 p.m.
Today … morning skies were Cloudy, near Calm and Cool as Lows dropped to near 41. Throughout the day we will have very light Southeast breezes 5-10 making it hard to break up and burn off the Low Clouds. By late afternoon the ceiling of overcast skies had lifted to 1500 feet with no breaks in the cloud cover. Cloudy skies have kept our Afternoon Highs cool with Ada 43, Madill 45, Sherman 46 and Paris 48.
Overnight … the Low Clouds return with Fog, patchy Dense Fog, Drizzle … and light and humid South breezes 5-12 mph … with Morning lows near 40.
Sunday … the last day of “Fall 2014” … South winds pick up 10-20 mph. Skies start to clear a bit by late Afternoon from Mostly to Partly Cloudy as Highs warm to 53. Then at 5:03 pm CST … “Winter 2014 /15” officially begins !
Overnight into Monday … a weak upper air Trough passes overhead … increasing our South winds 15-20 mph … and warming morning Lows near 44.
Monday … our skies will start off Partly Cloudy and become Mostly Sunny by Noon. Winds will increase and swing to the Southwest 20-30 mph in advance of our next Cold Front. This will be one of the warmest days of the week with Highs near 64.
Monday evening … the Cold Front blows thru Texoma. Overnight skies will be briefly Cloudy as morning Lows drop to near 39.
Tuesday … behind the Cold Front Northwest winds will blow 20-30 mph … skies will become Blue, Clear, Sunny … but Highs will struggle to reach 54. Last Minute Christmas Shoppers will find it to be very Chilly especially in the shade.
Wednesday Christmas Eve … as High Pressure heads south into Gulf of Mexico … morning Lows will be near 34 … while our winds swing West 25-35 mph and we warm to near 61 under Sunny Skies.
Overnight into Christmas … Great Flying Weather for Santa and his Sleigh … skies will be Clear … the Reindeer will have a Southwest Tailwind 15-25 mph … with Christmas morning Lows near 38, above freezing and much warmer than the North Pole !
Thursday Christmas Day … will be Mostly Sunny and Windy as winds blow from the South-Southwest 25-35 mph. By afternoon Highs will Jump to near 65 … ahead of an approaching Strong Cold Front !
Christmas Night … with the Cold Front over the OK/TX Panhandles … our Winds will be Gusty, Warm and Dry with Southwest winds 20 -20 mph. Temperatures stay mild and slow to fall to near 50 by Friday morning.
Friday … the Cold Front blows through Texoma around Noon. The Winds switch from Southwest to Northwest 20-30 mph … and Capping our High Temperatures to near 54. By afternoon skies will be Partly Cloudy as Temps fall into the 40s.
So, for a change … this year the Holiday Christmas Week will be … Mostly Sunny, Windy and Warm … as we kick off the First Week of Winter.
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