Severe storm chances increase Saturday night

Wind advisory issued for Sunday

Clouds roll across Yukon on a recent day. (Photo by Robert Medley)
Storms with winds up to 70 mph are moving into southwest Oklahoma Saturday night, the National Weather Service reported.
A wind advisory has been issued for Sunday.
The advisory is for 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. with gusts up to 55 mph possible.
Storms with heavy rain, hail and high winds were moving eastward from Altus toward Lawton about 7:40 p.m. Saturday.
The weather service reports that gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
The Yukon area forecast follows:
Saturday night
A 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy with a low around 57. South wind 15 to 18 mph with gusts as high as 25 mph.
A 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Windy with a south wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a north wind 28 to 33 mph decreasing to 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.
Mostly sunny with a high near 48. North wind 11 to 20 mph with gusts as high as 28 mph.