Slight cold front, rain chances forecast for Tulsa weekend
BY Staff Reports
Thursday, November 01, 2012
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Tulsa temperatures are forecast to rise to the 80s by Friday before sinking into the 60s again.
The National Weather Service forecasts highs in the mid-70s today and mid-80s Friday for Tulsa.
However, daily highs are forecast to fall to the mid- to upper 60s through Wednesday, when highs are expected to hit the 70s again, according to the weather service.
Overnight lows in the 50s are forecast for Tulsa through Saturday, with lows are expected to sink to the 40s, according to the weather service.
Tulsa's lowest temperature was 28 degrees last month, which happened on both Oct. 27 and 28. The highest temperature was 86 degrees.
Tulsa also has a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms forecast for Saturday. Tulsa last rainfall was recorded Oct. 25.
The U.S. Drought Monitor released its weekly report today, with most of Tulsa County now classified as D3 for extreme drought.
Last week, parts of central and southwest Tulsa County were classified as D2 for severe drought.
About 27 percent of the state remains under the highest drought classification: D4 for exceptional drought.
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The weekly drought monitor report, released by the U.S. Drought Monitor on Thursday. Courtesy