Cooler Temperatures In Store For July 4 Weekend

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 5:41 pm
By: News 9

Showers possible for parts of Oklahoma over the next couple of days, but the widespread rain and storm chances have ended. Below average temperatures will continue for the next few days.

Wednesday night there is a slight chance for scattered showers and a few thunderstorms in southwest Oklahoma. There is also a slight chance for showers in north central parts of the state. Lows tonight will drop into the 60s with a light east wind.

Thursday will be a beautiful day with a slight chance of isolated showers, but most of the day with be dry. Temperatures on Thursday will be below average only topping out in the mid and upper 80s. The dewpoint, or measure of moisture in the air, will be on the low side. This will make if feel pretty comfortable with very little heat index. Winds will be out of the southeast at 5 to 15 mph. 

As we head into Independence Day, the below average temperatures will continue. Highs will reach the upper 80s and low 90s with a south wind at 10 to 20 mph. There is only a slim chance for showers in southern Oklahoma.

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