TULSA, Oklahoma -- A cold front is bringing dramatically cooler temperatures and rain to northeastern Oklahoma, just in time for the first round of the 2010 high school football playoffs.
News On 6 anchor Craig Day reported heavy rain Friday afternoon on Highway 75 as he drove north from Okmulgee through Glenpool. He saw some ponding on the highway and said some drivers had pulled over to wait out the rain.
Heavy rain also fell at News On 6's studios in downtown Tulsa late Friday afternoon.
News On 6 meteorologist Alan Crone cautions anyone heading out to games Friday night to dress for the weather.
In his latest blog entry on NewsOn6.com's weather page, Crone wrote, "Friday night games will start in the upper 40s and finish in the mid or lower 40s. I encourage you to be prepared for changing weather conditions."
Crone wrote that the temperatures will drop as the wind swings around from the northwest.
He expects the weekend to be cold and dry, with morning lows in the 30s and daytime highs in the lower to mid 50s.