Rain chances 50-50 Saturday night, Sunday in Tulsa area
BY Staff Reports
Friday, January 25, 2013
1/25/13 at 2:41 PM
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Temperatures in Tulsa are rising, as are rain chances for Saturday overnight into Sunday.
The National Weather Service forecasts a 50 percent chance of rain after 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. New precipitation amounts of 0.1 to 0.25 of an inch are possible Saturday, with less than 0.1 of an inch Sunday.
A 20-30 percent chance of rain is forecast for Sunday night and before 7 a.m. Monday, with new precipitation amounts of less than 0.1 of an inch possible.
Slight chances of showers and thunderstorms are also forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday, with a slight chance of rain and snow Thursday in Tulsa, according to the weather service.
Tulsa has not recorded any precipitation since Jan. 13's trace amounts. So far this month, Tulsa has received 0.62 of an inch of rain, which is 0.64 of an inch below normal rainfall for this time in January, according to the weather service.
Tulsa's high temperatures are expected to reach the 50s today and Saturday; the mid-60s Sunday; then the mid-70s Monday.
Overnight lows in Tulsa are forecast to reach the upper 20s tonight; the low 40s Saturday night; then the mid-50s Sunday and Monday nights.
Tulsa's low temperatures are expected to return to freezing by next week Wednesday.
Tulsa's highest temperature so far this month was 70 degrees Jan. 11. The lowest was 15 degrees Jan. 16, according to the weather service.
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Consecutive days statewide with less than 0.25 of an inch of rain. Map courtesy of the Oklahoma Mesonet