Hot Tuesday, Evening Storms Possible In Panhandle

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Tuesday, June 18th 2024, 5:38 pm

By: News 9


Temperatures are hot again on Tuesday. Be sure to take precautions if you plan to be outside long, and remember to drink water!

What is the weather like in Oklahoma on Tuesday?

Temperatures are hot: 90s across the state. A gusty south wind will bring in some breeze.

Tuesday evening, storms are most likely in the Panhandle, with a few isolated storms possible in the southeast.

The Panhandle storms pose a low-severity threat.

What is the weather like in Oklahoma for the rest of the week?

The next few days will be warm, with temperatures in the low 90s.

Wednesday is not quite as hot as we have been.

May be an image of map and text that says '9 HIGHS WEDNESDAY NORMAL: 88 90 Guymon 90 Alva 90 Enid 88 Miami 44 HEADLINES NOT AS HOT ..AGAIN 87 Tulsa BREEZY SE WIND 90 Woodward 15-25 MPH WINDY 88 Clinton 88 Hobart 88. Altus 90 Ponca City 88 Stillwater 88 10-22 MPH 87 Oklahoma City Sallisaw 40 87 87 McAlester Ada Lawton 87 Ardmore 88 Durant 88 Idabel'

Low rain chances extend from southwest to northeast OK.

May be an image of map and text that says 'GCHANCE 9 CHANCE OF RAIN & STORMS WEDNESDAY 40% Guymon 20% 20% Alva Woodward LIKELY 20% 30% Ponca City Enid 20% Stillwater 20% Miami MODERATE 20% -Tulsa 40 SLIGHT 10% Oklahoma City 30% Clinton 20% Hobart 20% Altus Sallisaw 40 Lawton Ada McAlester 35 Ardmore Durant Idabel'

The heat and humidity are slowly building this week, and the Oklahoma wind will ramp up.

By mid-week, temperatures will drop back into the 80s with clouds and chances for rain.

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As we typically see, the main jet stream lifts north as we head into June. This is the main storm path, so Oklahoma's organized severe season will come to an end.

We can and will still get strong to severe storms, but the tornado risk goes way down.

Next week, the big ridge of high pressure known as the "heat dome" will appear. This puts us in the northwest flow of the jet stream, which sometimes means complex storms arrive from the High Plains.

These storms could be wind and hail producers. We will see. Eventually, the heat dome usually moves directly overhead, and we shut off the rain and we see our temps spike. This typically happens in July.

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