Wednesday, July 7, 2010

More heavy rain to come, some flooding possible

We will likely see some extremely heavy rain Thursday into Friday. Not much has changed in my thinking over the last few days. Flooding is possible Thursday night, as a cold front stalls out southeast of the metro.

The metro area has seen between 4-7 inches of rain over the last 7 days, and any additional heavy rain will complicate rivers and streams. Stay cautious through the next few days.

We will continue to see disturbances come into Oklahoma through the next 7 days. Rain chances will start high and start to slacken off for the weekend; however, it is not a completely dry forecast for the weekend.

You may have to dodge some showers; however, the rain will be hit or miss. Temperatures will start mild and end up hot and humid this weekend. Temperatures in the mid 80's are on tap for Wednesday through Friday. We will warm up to around 90 for the weekend into next week.

---7 Day forecast---
WED- Mostly Cloudy.High of 85, with a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
THU-Cloudy. High of 82, with a 70% chance of heavy rain.
FRI-Cloudy. High of 86, with a 70% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
SAT-Partly Cloudy. high of 89, with a slight chance of rain
SUN-Partly Cloudy. Hot and humid. High of 93, with a slight chance of rain.
MON-Mostly Cloudy.High of 89, with a 30% chance of rain
TUE-Partly Cloudy.High of 90, with a 30% chance of rain

Stay tuned for updates.

Jonathan

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