The Edmond Sun

October 28, 2013

Edmond forecast includes thunderstorm chance

Halloween trick-or-treat period should be rain-free

Mark Schlachtenhaufen
The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — Thunderstorms will be likely in the Edmond area during the next couple of days, forecasters predict.

A strong storm system will bring widespread rain and snow showers Tuesday across the Great Basin and Inter-mountain West, according to the National Weather Service. Heavy snow is possible across the northern Rockies.

Meanwhile, rain and thunderstorms will be possible across the central and Southern Plains.

Mid-day Monday it was overcast and 66 degrees at the Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport, according to the NWS. A 20 percent chance of isolated showers Monday afternoon will increase to a 30 percent chance Tuesday.

Tuesday night, when south winds will be blowing at 17-20 mph, Wednesday, when winds could gust up to 25 mph, and Wednesday night thunderstorms are likely in the Edmond area. Highs will be in the mid-70s.

Edmond’s Halloween forecast includes a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms mostly before 8 a.m., a high near 70 with partly sunny skies and a low near 47 Thursday night.

Sunny skies are expected to return during the weekend with highs in the mid-to-upper 60s.