Oklahoma Bracing For First Severe Storm Of Spring

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 5:44 pm
By: News 9

A cold front is moving south of the area Tuesday evening. Temperatures only fall to the low 50s in the metro Wednesday morning under mostly clear skies.

Warm weather returns Wednesday ahead of our next cold front. Partly cloudy skies and highs in the low 80s are expected in the afternoon. The dryline will be in southwest Oklahoma where early afternoon storms will fire.

Central Oklahoma will see showers and thunderstorms by late afternoon. Some of these storms will be strong to severe, with large hail and damaging wind the primary threats. There is a low tornado threat.

The best time for the metro to see these storms will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. These storms will rapidly push east through the evening.

Mostly sunny skies return on Thursday with cooler highs in the low 60s.

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