Lowest Tulsa temperatures since February reported
BY Staff Reports
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
12/11/12 at 8:54 AM
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The National Weather Service reported the lowest high on Monday, and the lowest low on Tuesday so far this month in Tulsa.
Monday's high temperature of 36 degrees was the lowest daily high temperature so far this month in Tulsa, while Tuesday's low of 20 degrees this morning would be the lowest overall.
The last time Tulsa experienced lower temperatures than this morning was Feb. 12's low of 16 degrees, according to the weather service.
Tulsa's temperatures are expected to rise slightly to the mid-40s today; the low to mid-50s Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; the low 60s on Saturday; then back to the mid-50s on Sunday, the weather service forecasts.
Overnight lows in Tulsa are forecast for the low 20s tonight; the low 30s on Wednesday night; the upper 30s on Thursday night; the upper 40s on Friday night, then the mid-30s on Saturday and Sunday nights, according to the weather service.
Tulsa's highest temperature so far this month was 77 degrees on Dec. 1. The lowest temperature before today was 21 degrees on Monday, according to the weather service.
In addition, Tulsa has chances of showers on Friday night and Saturday. So far this month, Tulsa has recorded 0.06 of an inch of rain, which is 0.80 of an inch below normal for this time in December.
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Lowest local temperatures since midnight (in degrees Fahrenheit):
7: Bristow (lowest statewide)
9: Bartlesville, Okmulgee
12: Bixby, Oilton, Stigler, Stillwater
13: Haskell, Sallisaw
14: Cookson, Jenks, Muskogee, Pryor, Tahlequah, Vinita
15: Inola, Webbers Falls
17: Jay, Perkins
18: Miami, Pawnee, Westville
19: Claremore, Hectorville
20: Tulsa, Eufaula
Sources: National Weather Service and Oklahoma Mesonet
Minimum temperatures statewide since midnight, according to the Oklahoma Mesonet. Courtesy