First Alert 7 Forecast: gusty north winds arrive this evening

First Alert 7 Forecast: gusty north winds arrive this evening

LAWTON, OK (TNN) - A strong cold front will arrive this evening, leading to a cold night and start to the weekend.

Skies will become mostly cloudy ahead of the front and scattered rain showers are possible. The front should push through between 7PM and 10PM and north winds will gust to 40-45 mph through early tomorrow morning. A few snow showers are possible after midnight, ending early tomorrow morning with a dusting possible. Little to no travel impacts. Temperatures in the upper 40s by 9PM and lows in the upper 30s.

Increasing sun tomorrow and lighter winds by the evening. Highs in the upper 30s to low 40s. Wind chills in the teens early then in the 20s during the afternoon. Very cold tomorrow night under mostly clear skies. Lows in the low 20s. Lots of sunshine and south winds on Sunday, leading to highs warming up into the upper 40s and low 50s.

For MLK Day, we’ll be ahead of another cold front and highs could top out in the 60s with gusty south winds and partly cloudy skies. A strong cold front will move through early Tuesday morning but no precipitation is expected. Highs in the 40s Tuesday & Wednesday behind the front. Temperatures may get into the 50s Thursday before yet another cold front arrives for Friday with the possibility of even colder air next week.

Be ready for those winds! Have a great evening and weekend.

~ First Alert 7 Chief Meteorologist Matt DiPirro

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