Oklahoma could see rain by week's end


Wednesday, October 11th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


The potential for rain will increase in Oklahoma toward the end of the week, but forecasters caution residents not to get too excited.

Forecasters at the National Weather Service office in Norman say that while there will be some moisture returning to the state, it appears the weather system will move mostly to the north.

It will be partly cloudy and windy in the west Wednesday, while cloudy skies in the east are expected to give way to partly cloudy skies. Highs will be in upper 60s to the lower 70s.

Skies will become mostly cloudy in the west with a chance for rain in the Panhandle Wednesday night. It will be partly cloudy in the east. Lows will be in the mid 40s to the mid 50s.

Thursday will be mostly cloudy in the west with a chance for showers and thunderstorms. It will be partly cloudy in the east.

Highs will be in the mid 60s to the mid 70s.

The chance for showers and thunderstorms will spread statewide Thursday night, with lows mostly in the 50s to around 60.

The chance for showers will continue into Friday and Saturday, with highs in the 60s and 70s. Lows will be in the 40s and 50s.

Skies will become partly cloudy Sunday, with highs in the upper 60s in the west to the mid 70s in the east. Lows will range from the 30s in the Panhandle to the mid 50s in the east.