Most tornado watches expire, including in Tulsa County
BY Staff Reports
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
1/29/13 at 4:16 PM
From the Tulsa World weather blog: A complete list of Tulsa weather records from 2012
Most tornado watches northeastern Oklahoma, including Tulsa County, expired this afternoon as storms passed through the area.
The National Weather Service's tornado warning for northeastern Sequoyah County and southeastern Adair County near the Arkansas border also expired, at 3:30 p.m.
The weather service also forecast showers and thunderstorms today for Tulsa, mostly before 4 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent, with new rainfall amounts of less than 0.1 of an inch expected without a thunderstorm.
As of 4 p.m., Tulsa has received 0.83 of an inch of rain today.
A 50 percent chance of rain is forecast after midnight. Overnight lows in the mid-30s are expected, with wind gusts up to 35 mph, according to the weather service.
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Rainfall since midnight in inches, as of 2:40 p.m.
Sources: National Weather Service and Oklahoma Mesonet
Statewide rainfall since midnight, as of 3:25 p.m. today. Map courtesy of the Oklahoma Mesonet.
Counties in yellow are under a tornado watch. Map courtesy of the National Weather Service.