Big-Time Heat Fri-Sat; Cooler Next Week Friday 25, July 2014 Noon
Upper level high pressure and south-southwesterly surface winds set the stage for a typical mid-summer heat this weekend.
Temperatures will inch up the next two days as southwest winds and the upper level high moves near Texoma. While we typically expect long stretches of 100 degree temperatures during the summer, this stretch will be short lived as yet another cold front moves into Texoma late Monday. Rain chance will increase late Monday into Thursday with the best chance Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Temperatures will be cooler Starting Monday with highs only in the 80’s Wednesday and Thursday.
- TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through late Wednesday for much of the state as stifling heat and humidity continue to affect Oklahoma this week.
- OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state emergency across Oklahoma after several wildfires broke out across the state, including a blaze north of Oklahoma City that destroyed at least a half dozen homes and left one man dead.