Cold Weather To Continue In Oklahoma


Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 9:06 am
By: News On 6


Cold weather will continue through the week in most of Oklahoma with a chance for more freezing precipitation as the weekend nears.

The National Weather Service said skies Wednesday will range from partly cloudy in western Oklahoma to mostly sunny in eastern parts of the state. Highs will range from the upper 30s in the northwest to the upper 40s in the southeast.

Overnight lows will be in the lower teens in northern Oklahoma and the lower 20s in southeastern parts of the state under mostly clear skies.

Skies on Thursday will range from partly cloudy in the west to mostly sunny in the east, with highs in the 30s statewide.

Friday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light rain or freezing rain or light sleet in western Oklahoma and a slight chance of freezing rain or light sleet in eastern parts of the state. Highs will range from the upper 20s in east-central Oklahoma to the lower 50s in the Panhandle.

A slight chance of light rain will persist in west-central and southwestern Oklahoma before sunrise on Saturday, with mostly cloudy skies. Eastern Oklahoma will have a slight chance of freezing rain before sunrise. High temperatures should climb into the mid 40s in eastern Oklahoma and into the upper 50s in the southwest.