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Ponca City Now-NWS-Oklahoma Mesonet - August 3, 2023 10:50 am

Excessive Heat Warning...
noon - 9:00 pm Thursday
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.Heat ... Triple digit heat indices will 
continue Thursday morning and afternoon until 
sundown as a Heat Advisory remains in effect 
portions of central and southern Oklahoma, 
as well as portions of western north Texas with heat indices 
up to 105 degrees. An excessive heat warning has been issued 
for southeastern Oklahoma due to heat indices above 110 degrees possible.
.Fire Weather... Recent dryness and hot temperatures will lead to 
elevated fire weather conditions and a Red Flag Warning across far 
southwest Oklahoma and western- north Texas this afternoon. 
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday... .
Heat... Triple digit heat indices will persist Friday with some 
relief on Saturday but only across northern and possibly into central Oklahoma. 
Dangerous heating will be the strongest on Friday afternoon with heat 
indices between 105-110 degrees and possibly a couple degrees higher in some counties. 


.Thunderstorms... Thunderstorms will be possible Friday through Saturday
 nights across northwest Oklahoma, with very low chances on Saturday 
including central through southeast Oklahoma. 
.Fire Weather... Continued hot afternoon and evening temperatures, 
combined with dry conditions, will lead to elevated fire weather 
concern on Friday across southwest Oklahoma and western north Texas.
Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. Heat index values as high as 109. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Heat index values as high as 109. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
 

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