Sunday Rain & Storms On The Way - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Sunday Rain & Storms On The Way

Posted: Updated:
TULSA, Oklahoma -

Keep the umbrellas handy later today! A much-needed chance for rain is headed to Green Country for our Sunday.

Clouds will be on a steady increase today, a sign of increasing moisture as a strong storm system approaches Oklahoma from the west. Those increasing clouds will keep our temperatures from soaring too far, with afternoon highs generally in the low 60s but potentially cooling off late in the day as rain increases.

It’ll be far from a washout today, as the morning hours of our Sunday look primarily dry. But scattered showers and storms look to develop west of Tulsa by mid-afternoon, spreading across northeast Oklahoma through the mid to late afternoon hours and into early evening. The severe weather potential is low, but a few storms could become briefly strong with gusty winds and some small hail possible.

An additional round of scattered strong storms will develop across far northwestern Oklahoma this evening, and some of this activity will spread back into parts of far northeastern Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas late tonight. The highest chances of rain with this second round will generally be north of Tulsa. Once again, a few of these storms could be strong to marginally severe with gusty winds and small hail possible.

Storm chances diminish by Monday morning, and some chillier air will sweep in to start our spring break week across Green Country. An area of low pressure will sweep across the state on Monday, and as that surface low slides east it’ll drag more clouds back into Green Country likely keeping our temperatures in the 50s most of the day. Very gusty northwest winds on the back side of that system will make for a blustery Monday, with a few light showers possible late in the day Monday as well.

We’ll keep the chilly air in place through Tuesday with lows dipping into the upper 30s and highs again only reaching the 50s along with a continued brisk northwest wind. Another frost is possible Wednesday morning as temperatures dip close to the freezing mark!

But the chilly air won’t bog down our entire spring break week. A steady warming trend should kick in by mid to late week with highs returning to the 60s Wednesday and likely surging back into the 70s by the end of next week! Our next chance of storms could come our way by sometime next weekend, but the details are still to be determined on that next system.

Be sure to follow me on Twitter @StephenNehrenz as well as my Facebook page Meteorologist Stephen Nehrenz to stay up to date with the very latest!

  • Travis Meyer's BlogMore>>

  • What A Storm!

    What A Storm!

    Well that was one wild 10 day runs with Oklahoma weather! Record snow of 27" @ Spavinaw and a record state low of -31 in Nowata.More >>
    Well that was one wild 10 day runs with Oklahoma weather! Record snow of 27" @ Spavinaw and a record state low of -31 in Nowata.More >>
  • SHORT COLD BLAST THIS TIME

    SHORT COLD BLAST THIS TIME

    Our strong, but little, storm system that brought cold rain, wind and falling temperatures to Green Country is moving out.More >>
    Our strong, but little, storm system that brought cold rain, wind and falling temperatures to Green Country is moving out.More >>
  • Alan Crone's BlogMore>>

  • Chilly & Wet Wednesday Across Green Country

    Chilly & Wet Wednesday Across Green Country

    The front moved across the area earlier this morning and will be located well southeast of the metro at after the early morning hours.  Post frontal rain has developed and is spreading across the region along with a few rumbles of thunder or lightning strikes. 

    More >>

    The front moved across the area earlier this morning and will be located well southeast of the metro at after the early morning hours.  Post frontal rain has developed and is spreading across the region along with a few rumbles of thunder or lightning strikes. 

    More >>
  • Sunny Tuesday, Rain Returns On Wednesday

    Sunny Tuesday, Rain Returns On Wednesday

    We’re in fine shape this morning with temps in the upper 40s and upper 50s along with some patchy fog in a few of the valleys.   We’re anticipating sunshine for the day with highs in the mid to upper-70s along with north winds around 10 to 15 before the clouds increase later this evening.  

    More >>

    We’re in fine shape this morning with temps in the upper 40s and upper 50s along with some patchy fog in a few of the valleys.   We’re anticipating sunshine for the day with highs in the mid to upper-70s along with north winds around 10 to 15 before the clouds increase later this evening.  

    More >>

Special Features

Bus Stop Forecast

Wondering if you’ll need rain gear for you morning bus trip or afternoon ride home? Ask Alan!

Weather 101

Learn more about weather events that affect Oklahomans

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on NewsOn6.com

  • Radars

    See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

  • Osage SkyNews 6

    When there is breaking news across the state Osage SkyNews 6 can be first on the scene.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.