Drizzle, rain chances in week's Tulsa area forecast
BY Staff Reports
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Tulsa may snap its dry streak starting Thursday.
The National Weather Service forecasts a slight chance of drizzle Thursday, with chances of rain forecast for Saturday night and Sunday. Chances of showers and thunderstorms are also forecast for Monday night and Tuesday in Tulsa.
Tulsa has not recorded any precipitation since Jan. 13. So far this month, Tulsa has received 0.62 of an inch of rain, which is 0.53 of an inch below normal for this time in January.
Winds are forecast to gust up to 25 mph tonight, with overnight low temperatures in the mid-30s forecast, according to the weather service.
Tulsa's highs are expected to only reach the upper 30s Thursday, then the 40s to 50s through Monday, when highs are expected to reach the upper 60s, the weather service forecasts.
Overnight lows are forecast to reach the mid-20s Thursday night, then the 30s through Sunday night, when lows are expected to rise to the upper 40s, then the mid-50s Monday night.
Tulsa's highest temperature so far this month was 70 degrees on Jan. 11. The lowest temperature was 15 degrees on Jan. 16. However, temperatures also reached the teens Tuesday, with a low of 18 degrees.