0355L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 03/01/23
*The National Weather Service Meteorologist in Charge from Norman was here in Enid yesterday afternoon and did his investigation concerning the storms from Sunday evening. His opinion was that the damage in the area of Norman Road was STRAIGHT LINE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 80 MPH. He stated that they will put this into the database as THUNDERSTORM WIND of 80-90 mph. The Hillsdale damage was ruled as STRAIGHT LINE WINDS too.
*The above said, If anyone wants to discuss my decision-making, feel free to make an appointment and visit with me at the office. I will NOT debate with anyone over the phone or on social media.
* That said, a cold front passed through the area overnight and brings with it slightly cooler air and gusty winds out of the north. Our next weather event looks to be Thursday night with a slight chance for a wintry mix since temps will be below freezing early Friday morning. We’ll see what happens.
*The FIRE DANGER will continue so use EXTREME CAUTION while utilizing anything related to fire. Call 911 if you see smoke or fire.
*Overall, we’ll be ok so here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN;
Today- Mostly sunny this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Tonight- Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
HAVE A GOOD DAY!