Heat warnings across Oklahoma this week

The brutal heat this week is challenging for anyone who works outdoors—farmers, oilfield hands, roofers and more. Temperatures climbed to 100 degrees or greater in the western part of Oklahoma while the heat indices ranged from a low of 98 in the Panhandle to 114 degrees degrees in eastern Oklahoma.

Wednesday was filled with heat warnings throughout the state.

July 17 in Mesonet History:
  Record Maximum      109 F at CHEROKEE in Alfalfa County in 2006
  Record Minimum      54 F at KENTON in Cimarron County in 2009
  Record Rainfall  6.42″ at BURBANK in Osage County in 1997