Looking to the weekend weather ...
For weather updates from the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/oun/
Shower and thunderstorm chances will return late Saturday as an upper level wave approaches the plains.
How strong are the winds?
From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office:
Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will occur today due to dry conditions, low humidity, and strong winds.
Snow reports from Panhandle...freezing temps ahead
From the National Weather Service, Amarillo, Texas Forecast Office: A band of light snow brought accumulating snow to the Panhandles last night, with totals ranging from 1.5 to 2 inches across the northern parts of the Panhandles to a tenth of an inch or less in the far southeast.
Back in 1953...
According to the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: Oklahoma City accumulated 0.8 inches of snow on April 14, 1953 – 61 years ago today.