Blast of autumn ahead for Oklahoma

Sunday, October 19th 2008, 7:40 am
By: News 9

By News 9 Meteorologist Nick Bender

A big cool-down is forecast for Tuesday night, Wednesday of the upcoming workweek. The initial surge of cool air will nudge into northwest and central Oklahoma Monday afternoon, Monday night, before stalling and lifting back to the north as a warm front Tuesday. The warm front will receive a renewed shot of cold air Tuesday night, propelling the front back south through the entire state as a cold front during the early A.M. hours Wednesday.

Showers and even a few thunderstorms will accompany the front on its northwest, to southeast travel Tuesday night through Wednesday evening. Temperatures behind the front will be 5-10 degrees cooler during the morning, and some 15-20 degrees colder during the afternoon.