Warm, Dry Weather To Continue


Tuesday, September 11th 2007, 8:32 pm
By: News On 6


A stretch of warm, dry weather will continue across Oklahoma for the next few days.

The National Weather Service said high pressure will hang over the state through Wednesday, helping keep skies mostly clear and temperatures seasonal.

A storm system is forecast to move into the state by Thursday, bringing with it a reinforcing shot of cooler air and a chance of showers and thunderstorms.

On Tuesday, skies were mostly sunny and daytime highs ranged from 75 degrees in McAlester to 83 degrees in Guymon. The mercury peaked at 78 degrees in Bartlesville, Oklahoma City, Stillwater and Tulsa, according to the weather service.

Skies should again be mostly sunny with temperatures reaching the 80s during the day and the 50s and 60s Wednesday night.

Partly cloudy conditions are forecast for Thursday through Sunday, with a slight chance of storms in far southeastern Oklahoma on Thursday. Highs should reach the 80s on Thursday, forecasters said.

Showers and thunderstorms are possible on Friday, with readings topping out in the 70s and 80s before dipping into the 50s and 60s Friday night.

Highs should reach the 70s and 80s on Saturday and hit the 80s and low 90s on Sunday.

Lows Saturday night should range from the upper 40s in the Panhandle to the upper 60s in far southeastern Oklahoma. Lows Sunday night are forecast to fall into the 50s and 60s, according to the weather service.