Freeze warning expires; Tulsa temperatures expected to rise this week
BY Staff Reports
Monday, October 08, 2012
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A freeze warning for Tulsa County expired at 9 a.m., and Tulsa area temperatures are expected to continue to rise this week.
The National Weather Service forecasts highs in the mid-60s today; in the 70s Tuesday through Friday; and the 80s on Saturday in Tulsa.
Tulsa's overnight lows are expected to reach the mid-40s tonight and Tuesday night, but are forecast to rise to the 50s Wednesday night; the 60s Thursday and Friday nights; and then return to the mid-50s Saturday night.
Tulsa reached a low temperature of 36 degrees this morning. The lowest temperature recorded so far this month was 32 degrees on Sunday. That was the lowest temperature recorded in Tulsa since March, according to the weather service. The highest temperature so far this month was 82 degrees on Oct. 1.
Tulsa also has chances of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night through Saturday night, according to the weather service.
Tulsa has received 0.08 of an inch of rain so far this month, which is 0.79 of an inch below normal rainfall for this time of October, according to the weather service.
Minimum temperatures statewide today as of 8:55 a.m. Map courtesy of the Oklahoma Mesonet