Pleasant Monday with highs in the low 70s

WEATHER: Wind advisory in effect as arctic blast moves into the state

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OKLAHOMA CITY – While families across the state are out enjoying the beautiful spring weather, winter is about to come back with a bang.

High temperatures on Sunday are expected to jump into the mid 60s for the metro.

Some areas of southwestern Oklahoma are even expected to see temperatures in the low 70s.

However, don’t put up your winter coats just yet.

Meteorologists say a strong cold front will be moving through the state from 12 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Monday morning.

When you wake up in the morning, temperatures are expected to be in the teens.

The wind chill will likely make temperatures feel as if it is the single digits.

For most of the state, the high temperature will be in the 20s.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for much of the state.

The wind advisory is in effect for the following counties from 10 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. on Monday.

  • Alfalfa County
  • Atoka County
  • Beckham County
  • Blaine County
  • Bryan County
  • Caddo County
  • Canadian County
  • Carter County
  • Cleveland County
  • Coal County
  • Comanche County
  • Cotton County
  • Custer County
  • Dewey County
  • Ellis County
  • Garfield County
  • Garvin County
  • Grady County
  • Grant County
  • Greer County
  • Harmon County
  • Harper County
  • Hughes County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Johnston County
  • Kay County
  • Kingfisher County
  • Kiowa County
  • Lincoln County
  • Logan County
  • Love County
  • Major County
  • Marshall County
  • McClain County
  • Murray County
  • Noble County
  • Oklahoma County
  • Payne County
  • Pontotoc County
  • Pottawatomie County
  • Roger Mills County
  • Seminole County
  • Stephens County
  • Tillman County
  • Washita County
  • Woods County
  • Woodward County

Experts say residents can expect winds up to 25 to 35 miles an hour, with wind gusts reaching up to 40 miles per hour.