Oklahoma Weather Alert: Storms and Extreme Heat in Tulsa Today

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Tulsa, OK – Tulsa is bracing for a day of severe weather, with storms and high heat expected. Early morning storms may bring damaging winds, and a heat advisory will be in place from noon to 9 p.m. Residents should prepare for heat index values of 105-109°F.

According to the National Weather Service in Tulsa, the severe storms are expected to start as early as 4 a.m., with the most intense period likely between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. The primary threats from these storms include damaging winds and heavy rain.

The heat advisory, effective from noon to 9 p.m., warns of potentially dangerous conditions due to high temperatures. The heat index, which accounts for both temperature and humidity, is expected to reach dangerously high levels. Residents are advised to take frequent breaks if working outside, stay hydrated, and avoid prolonged exposure to the sun.

Looking ahead, Tulsa’s five-day forecast indicates continued hot weather. Thursday will see temperatures between 74°F and 93°F. On Friday, temperatures will climb even higher, ranging from 78°F to 100°F. Saturday will be similarly hot, with a high of 99°F. Sunday offers a slight reprieve, with a chance of rain and temperatures ranging from 76°F to 90°F. Monday will bring a return to the heat, with a high of 95°F.

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