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April 2024

WEDNESDAY APRIL 3, 2024

By |April 3rd, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0330L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 04/03/24 *Download our GARFIELD COUNTY EM app. You’ll receive advisories and warnings “directly” from the NWS, in detail. You’ll also receive information from us in Emergency Management. *As you know, Tuesday was windy. We’ll be windy again today with north winds gusting 35-40 mph late morning into the mid afternoon hours. Winds should lay down, to near calm as they did last night. Clouds will be around this morning [...]

TUESDAY APRIL 2, 2024

By |April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

 0300L-TUESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 04/02/24 *Download our GARFIELD COUNTY EM app. You’ll receive advisories and warnings “directly” from the NWS, in detail. You’ll also receive information from us in Emergency Management. *We missed the storms again except in the SE part of the county. I don’t have rain totals for that area so if you live in that area and have a rain gauge, let us know how much rainfall you received. We [...]

MONDAY APRIL 1, 2024

By |April 1st, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

 0400L-MONDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 04/01/24 *Today would be a good time to download our GARFIELD COUNTY EM app. You’ll receive advisories and warnings “directly” from the NWS, in detail. You’ll also receive information from us in Emergency Management. *We are in a Slight & Enhanced risk for severe storms today. Where the dryline actually sets up will depend on our level of severe weather, if at all. If storms were to form west [...]

March 2024

SUNDAY MARCH 31, 2024

By |March 31st, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

 0325L-SUNDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/31/24 *Keeping this short and sweet for EASTER SUNDAY, RED FLAG WARNING in far NW Oklahoma in Harper County. Fire danger here is low. We may get lucky and see the sun for a bit but it appears we’ll be mostly cloudy again today. We will be windy so prepare for that. * The higher threat for severe weather on Monday has shifted to the east per guidance but [...]

SATURDAY MARCH 30, 2024

By |March 30th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

 0310L-SATURDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/30/24 *Winds will be light and out of the NE as temps gradually warm up. Dewpoint temps and Humidity will be up so the fire danger will be low, not out of the question but low. We should be partly cloudy so hopefully we’ll see some sunshine. Other than the above, not a bad day. *Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today- Partly sunny. Highs in the lower [...]

FRIDAY MARCH 29, 2024

By |March 29th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0330L-FRIDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/29/24 *Dry and windy today with some wind gusts upwards of 30-40 mph. Winds will relax some on Saturday but will increase again late Saturday into Sunday. We should see an influx of moisture later on Sunday into Monday as another storm system moves towards us. There is a low chance for severe weather in the area Monday afternoon. We’ll see how that develops. *Overall, we’ll be ok so [...]

THURSDAY MARCH 28, 2024

By |March 28th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0305L-THURSDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/28/24 *With south winds returning, warmer temps are in the picture and we will continue to gradually warm up. The winds will increase as the day moves forward so we’ll see some gusts upwards of 30 mph from later today into tonight. *With winds and temps increasing, the fire danger will increase some, so if you see smoke or fire, call 911. Controlled burning is not advised if gusts [...]

WEDNESDAY MARCH 27, 2024

By |March 27th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0305L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/27/24 *We’ll have another upper wave push through this morning bringing a fairly low chance for either light rain or light snow, depending on temperatures. Either way, if we see some snow, minimal impacts are expected. At 0300 this morning we are at 30 degrees so we’ll see what happens when this mess arrives. *Overall, another cool day and then we warm up Thursday into the weekend and then [...]

TUESDAY MARCH 26, 2024

By |March 26th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0300L-TUESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/26/24 *This will be short and sweet. *Much cooler today with gusty winds through mid-afternoon. Skies should be clearing so we’ll see more sunshine as the day wears on. Tonight, we’ll see another hard freeze as temps are forecast to be in the mid-20’s. *Overall, we’ll be ok so make sure hoses are disconnected from outside faucets. Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today- Mostly sunny. Highs in [...]

MONDAY MARCH 25, 2024

By |March 25th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0315L-MONDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/25/24 *Download our GARFIELD COUNTY EM app as you’ll receive advisories and warnings “directly” from the NWS, IN DETAIL. You’ll also receive information from us. *DISCONNECT HOSES FROM FAUCETS OUTDOORS! A hard freeze is coming tonight, Tuesday night, and possibly Wednesday night. There’s nothing like having nice weather, fire weather, severe weather and now WINTER’S BACK? Oh well, we’ll deal with it. *A cold front will push in our [...]

SUNDAY MARCH 24, 2024

By |March 24th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0330L-SUNDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/24/24 Download our GARFIELD COUNTY EM app as you’ll receive advisories and warnings “directly” from the NWS, IN DETAIL. You’ll also receive information from us. **NO CONTROLLED BURNING TODAY** *HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7AM UNTIL 4PM THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTH WINDS 20-30 WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED. A WIND ADVISORY FROM 4PM UNTIL 1 AM WITH WINDS 25-30 GUSTING TO 45 MPH IN EFFECT FOR THIS [...]

SATURDAY MARCH 23, 2024

By |March 23rd, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0330L-SATURDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/23/24 *Enjoy today! Light winds, mostly sunny, and generally just nice. Sunday will be a different story with winds being the main issue, along with fire weather and possibly severe thunderstorms. Since guidance changes a little for Sunday, we’ll focus on today; after a cool start this morning, we’ll warm up into the 60s with light winds and then rain chances, though low, come into play late tonight into [...]

FRIDAY MARCH 22, 2024

By |March 22nd, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0315L-FRIDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/22/24 *We received some rainfall in the late afternoon and a little during the evening. I show .33 for the event. Let me know what you all received if anything. We will be cloudy this morning for a bit and then the sun will re-appear. It should be a nice day overall but the winds will be increasing. We appear that we’ll be in a slight risk for severe [...]

THURSDAY MARCH 21, 2024

By |March 21st, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0325L-THURSDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/21/24 *Showers and thunderstorms are on the menu this morning and this evening as a storm system moves through the area. We’re not expecting any severe but there could be some small hail at times if we see the heavier cells. These cells won’t be moving very fast so if we do see heavy rainfall, some areas might see some possible flooding. The heavier potential will be in the [...]

WEDNESDAY MARCH 20, 2024

By |March 20th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0320L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/20/24 *There is a MARGINAL RISK for severe weather mainly to our west later today into the evening and overnight hours. This risk could filter into our area depending on the storm track later today and tonight. Quarter size hail and winds to 60 mph are possible. See graphic. The higher chance for rainfall for us will be overnight into Thursday. We’ll have to wait and see how the [...]

TUESDAY MARCH 19, 2024

By |March 19th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0325L-TUESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/19/24 *It will be warm today after another overnight with just at/below freezing temps. We should recover with highs in the 70s this afternoon. Wind gusts could reach 30 mph. Dry air will advect into the area with southwest winds thus giving way to at least a low fire danger in our area. Elevated fire weather conditions will exist in Northwest Oklahoma. *Showers and thunderstorms are possible by late [...]

MONDAY MARCH 18, 2024

By |March 18th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0320L-MONDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/18/24 *Temps will be in the mid-50’s today along with fairly light winds. Skies should be mostly clear but we’ll be very dry. Humidity will be low around the mid 20’s and our dew point temps will be in the teens. This has fire danger all over it. As stated yesterday, the Fire Danger will continue to be a hazard so keep an eye out for smoke and fire. [...]

SUNDAY MARCH 17, 2024

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0340L SUNDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/17/24 *We’ll have a very slight chance for sprinkles through daybreak then it’ll be most cloudy for part of the day. A front pushed in overnight and the colder air won’t arrive until this evening and it appears we’ll have another freeze tonight. Double check and disconnect hoses from faucets, etc. Our low tonight will drop into the mid to upper 20’s. *This front will bring dryer air [...]

SATURDAY MARCH 16, 2024

By |March 16th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0400L-SATURDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/16/24 *Short and sweet this morning. There is an outside chance we may see some rain if the trough out to our southwest can overcome the dryer air advection in our area. Otherwise, we’ll remain dry while the southern half of the state will have a better chance for some additional rainfall. *Other than the above, we’ll be ok so we’ll see what happens. Here is your forecast from [...]

FRIDAY MARCH 15, 2024

By |March 15th, 2024|Categories: Emergency Management|

0320L-FRIDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/15/24 *The cold front moved through yesterday giving us mostly sunny skies but it gave eastern and southeastern Oklahoma some pretty violent weather. Severe weather is expected again today in far southeastern Oklahoma and there are several shortwave troughs that could affect the southern half of the state today and over the weekend. If you plan on being in the southern or southeastern part of the state this weekend, [...]

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