More rain possible this weekend in Tulsa area
BY Staff Reports
Friday, June 15, 2012
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Northeastern Oklahoma received some much-needed rain this morning, with more possible this weekend.
The National Weather Service forecasts a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. today; a 20 percent chance Saturday night; and a 20 percent chance Sunday.
Since about 5 a.m. this morning, Tulsa has received 0.18 of an inch. Not including today, Tulsa has received 3.71 inches of rain so far in June, which is more than 1 inch above normal for this time of the month.
Tulsa's highs are expected to stay in the upper 80s to low 90s through next week, with overnight lows in the low 70s, the weather service forecasts.
Tulsa reached its highest temperature so far this month, 93 degrees, on Thursday. The lowest temperature recorded this month was 50 degrees on June 1, according to the weather service.
Statewide rainfall totals since midnight in inches (as of 10:20 a.m.)Bartlesville: 0.56
Source: National Weather Service and Oklahoma Mesonet
State rainfall totals since midnight in inches. Map courtesy of the Oklahoma Mesonet