Slight snow chances Thursday in Tulsa
BY Staff Reports
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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Tulsa may record its first snow since the early months of the year later this week.
The National Weather Service forecasts a slight chance of rain before 3 a.m. Thursday, then a slight chance of snow after 3 a.m.
However, chances of any precipitation are 20 percent, and less than 0.1 of an inch is possible, according to the weather service.
Tulsa has not recorded any snow since March 8, when trace amounts were recorded. The last measurable amount of snow was Feb. 13, with 1.2 inches.
The next chance for rain is forecast Monday in Tulsa, according to the weather service.
Tulsa has received 0.14 of an inch of rain so far this month, which is 1.31 inches below normal rainfall for this time in December.
Tulsa temperatures are expected to reach the mid-60s this afternoon, with lows in the 40s overnight.
Highs in the 60s are expected again Wednesday, then highs are forecast to dip to the 40s Thursday, then the 50s Friday.
Overnight lows in Tulsa are forecast for the 30s Wednesday night with wind gusts up to 35 mph; the 20s Thursday night; and the 30s Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
Tulsa's highest temperature this month was 77 degrees on Dec. 1. The lowest so far this month was 20 degrees on Dec. 11, according to the weather service.