• Temperatures warm up after more than 100 hours below freezing

    By: Megan McClellan


    Quick Facts:

    • Green Country has spent more than 100 hours below 32 degrees
    • Tulsa dropped below freezing at 430 on Saturday morning
    • Coldest temperature seen in Green Country during this cold spell was -2 degrees in Foraker

    The FOX23 Severe Weather Team has been tracking the freezing temperatures for several days across Green Country.

    In the last week, more than 110 hours have been spent below freezing with nearly 100 of those hours being consecutively.

    Multiple water line breaks have happened in Tulsa and several house fires have been reported since temperatures plummeted into the teens and single digits.

    Wind chills dropped well below zero with the dangers of being outside very prominent.

    As of 7 a.m. Wednesday, temperatures in all of Green Country were colder than in Anchorage, Alaska.



    Tulsa spent just over 100 hours below freezing, McAlester spent nearly 100 hours, Bartlesville about 105 hours.

    Going into the weekend, temperatures will climb above freezing and will continue to climb to be a few degrees above average.

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