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Check Driving Conditions across the State

With the latest bout of Winter Weather that has hit the state, and another round on the way, if you have to get out on the roads today, here’s the latest information that lets you know what road travel looks like. Aarontuttleweather.com has all road conditions listed for Oklahoma and nearby States. During winter weather, …

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Artic Blast Headed toward the State with Possible Freezing Rain and Ice

Enjoy the weekend weather as we warm up in into the 50s today and near 60 tomorrow. But then A big, arctic air blast is set to move through the State Saturday into Sunday, according to State Climatologist Gary McManus, and will give us the coldest air of the year thus far (for 2023). But …

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Winter Storm Could Bring Much-Needed Moisture to the State

A winter Storm is brewing and could bring some pretty good snow to the state. According to State Climatologist Gary McManus, “Some folks could see a LOT more (or less, obviously) with convective elements within the broader storm possible, meaning thunder-snow. Again, lots has to happen to get all these things working in the same …

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While fire danger continues across Oklahoma, peak burning conditions will be Abbreviated

Statewide Discussion: Dry conditions persist along with above normal temperatures and breezy conditions under clearing skies over dormant fuels. While fire danger continues across Oklahoma, peak burning conditions will be abbreviated. The greatest alignment of fire danger indices today will reside in southwestern Oklahoma. Precipitation chances enter the forecast Tuesday evening although potential amounts across …

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Warm Front Brings a Surge of Moisture with Possibility of Severe Weather

Parts of the state could see severe weather today, according to State Climatologist Gary McManus, “A warm front has brought a surge of moisture into the state, setting us up for the possibility of severe storms later today as we see yet another cold front fire through the state tonight. Kingfisher’s temperatures went up 25 …

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Chances of Rain over the Next Week move into the Forecast

State Climatologist Gary McManus says December is presenting a strange weather pattern with lots of chances for rain “Over the next week or so with lots of moisture wrapping around high pressure in South Texas and swinging up this way from the SW.” McManus says don’t get your hopes up for snow, though, “There won’t …

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Warmer Temps Across the State this week with Little Rain Chances

Warmer weather is headed our way this week, according to State Climatologist Gary McManus. He says,” It’s gonna get nice and warm, relatively speaking, on Tuesday, then really cold Tuesday night and Wednesday then warms up again by the weekend. It’s the classic Oklahoma temperature roller coaster, just in time for December.” McManus says this …

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Forecast for Thanksgiving Looks Mild So far

Its been chilly since the cold front blew in back on November 10th. According to State Climatologist Gary McManus, “This is the most serious below-normal period we’ve seen in the state since…well, we haven’t seen anything like this in the state since probably Feb. 2021” McManus said we have seen periods where we were colder, …

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Cold Front Headed Towards the State

A big Cool Front will hit the state on Friday, bringing cooler temperatures and a drastic change to our weather pattern. State Climatologist Gary McManus says as we see Record highs today, we could be seeing record lows that are still pretty high for November. The State will be pretty mild through Thursday, but then …

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Cold Front Blasts its Way into the State

State Climatologist Gary McManus says we could see some severe weather with the front that could include a large hail threat, but he says, “Any storms going up in the warm sector (that area ahead of the cold front) could be more dangerous.” McManus says that’s expected to occur after the front moves farther into …

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