Windy days after light snow in Tulsa area
BY Staff Reports
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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After recording 0.4 of an inch of snow Tuesday, Tulsa is forecast to be windy for the next few days.
The National Weather Service forecasts northwest wind gusts up to 25 mph in Tulsa on Wednesday.
North to northwest winds up to 20 mph are forecast for Thursday, then north to northwest winds up to 25 mph are forecast for Friday in Tulsa, according to the weather service.
Windy days are also expected Monday and Tuesday next week.
Tulsa's highest wind speed recorded so far this month was 33 mph on Feb. 18, but Tulsa also had high winds up to 29 mph on Monday and up to 25 mph on Tuesday, according to the weather service.
Temperatures are forecast to reach the 40s each day through Sunday, when highs are forecast to reach the 50s.
Overnight lows in Tulsa are forecast for the 20s each night through Sunday night, when lows are expected to rise to the 30s, the weather service forecasts.
Tulsa has no chances of precipitation forecast for the next week.
Tulsa has recorded 3.18 inches of liquid precipitation - melted snow and ice as well as rain - so far in February, which is about 1.5 inches above the normal monthly rainfall. Tulsa's highest temperature so far this month was 70 degrees Feb. 17. The lowest was 16 degrees Feb. 1.
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