Wind advisory Sunday, freeze warning for overnight

Slight chance of snow Tuesday

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Skies are cloudy over Yukon as a thunderstorm rolls by. (Photo by Robert Medley)

A wind advisory has been issued for central Oklahoma, including Canadian and Kingfisher counties, for Sunday afternoon, The National Weather Service reported.

Winds from the north of 30 mph to 40 mph could gust up to 55 mph from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. across portions of the state. Motorists are urged to take precautions in lighter vehicles. The high winds could cause damage to property or power outages, the weather service reported.

Overnight, temperatures will drop to 27 to 32 degrees, the weather service reported.

There is a chance for rain and snow Tuesday.

The forecast follows:

Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10 a.m, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy with a high near 73. Windy, with a south wind 13 to 18 mph becoming north, northwest 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday night:
A 10% chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 p.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 31. Windy, with a north wind 26 to 31 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North, northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain before 1 a.m, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before 1 p.m. then a slight chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.