After the madness of a typical Oklahoma spring, I love the relative tranquility of summer. Sure it can be hot, but so far our summer has been rather mild. No 100s yet in OKC, but there’s still plenty of time for that to happen. Last year we had no 100 degree days in OKC all the way through July. Then August came and we ended up with six days at or above 100.
And yes, there can be thunderstorms from time to time, but most of them lack the viciousness of spring storms. Summer storms are usually driven by the heat of the day, and once that is gone, so are the storms.
Today will be no different than recent days. We’ll see a few hit and miss storms pop up across the western half of the state. They’ll produce some lightning and heavy downpours for awhile and then they die out by mid evening. Most areas will stay dry. Highs will be in the low to mid 90s.
Another reason I like this time of year is that the college football season is only about 5 weeks from the first games. Every team is undefeated and full of optimism. I look forward to watching some good high school ball this year as well as the college guys on Saturday. I must admit I’m not much of a fan of the pros, but I will watch it from time to time.
Well it’s almost noon and I need to get to the station and get some work done. Enjoy the rest of your day.