Windy, warm Tuesday in Oklahoma, severe weather possible


The stiff winds could make travel hard for some vehicles and could result in extreme fire danger conditions.

Monday's high in the Harrisburg area will eventually reach 66, with highs expected to rise into the 80 from Wednesday through Friday. Any fires that do start will be almost impossible to control, forecasters said.

Widely scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms are expected.

Locations just outside the enhanced-risk swath are under a marginal to slight risk for severe weather. Strong, gusty winds possible with the storms. The weather patterns will change again as we head into early next week.

"The ingredients are there that we'll have to keep an eye on the situation, " McPike said. Lows 30 to 45 higher elevations...

Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 65 degrees followed by even warmer temperatures through the remainder of the week.

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Aaron Tyburski, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service said a combination of cloud cover and light winds of about 10 miles per hour will keep the area from seeing a frost or freeze.

Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 a.m. The winds will stick around, although they will shift from west to north northeast after midnight.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Friday: Mostly sunny with a high near 79.

Each day will be dry and warm, each night will be clear and cool.