Monday Morning 5 December 2016

Fog * in Norman Oklahoma at 6 Bells – 6:00am CT this Monday morning, 5th day of December 2016. Sunrise to be 7:24am, sunset 5:17pm. A mostly cloudy high of 54F as a good shopping day – best from noon to sunset. Wind S at 11. Tonight’s low to be 37F. Arctic blast to slam into Norman by Wednesday night when wind shifts to N at 17 and actual temperature drops to 17, causing a wind chill of about zero. Oklahoma Natural Gas – ONG – scheduled to restore my gas hookup for heat this morning sometime between 8:00am and noon, just in time for the forecasted colder weather. I’ll probably go to Homeland grocery store during the afternoon for a few items, although I’m already fairly well stocked up. Maybe a stop at Dollar General. Next trip to Walmart likely to be Monday 12th when I also go to west branch library to use the printer, then to west branch post office, and maybe a stop at Burger King for an order of onion rings.

* Updated via Twitter…

Dense fog Norman Oklahoma visibility about 500 feet near 24th SW at West Lindsey, 7am CT Mon 5 Dec 2016

Dense fog in SW Norman, Oklahoma, visibility about 300 to 500 feet near state highway 9 and I-35, 7:20am CT Mon 5 Dec 2016

Dense fog in SW Norman, Oklahoma, visibility about 100 to 200 feet West Lindsey at 24th SW [street construction area!] 7:28am Mon 5 Dec 2016

In the present 10-day forecast, best shopping days of 50F or higher…

  • Monday 5th (today) – 54F
  • Saturday 10th – 53F
  • Sunday 11th – 54F
  • Monday 12th – 54F
  • Tuesday 13th – 52F

…No rain, ice, or snow in this 10-day forecast.

Next full moon Wednesday Dec 14th – Partly cloudy, high 48F, low 17F, wind N at 17.


  • 19 Days to Christmas.
  • 26 days to New Year 2017.
  • 46 days until President Trump’s Inauguration Day.


Reported by Jim Lantern in Norman Oklahoma
Monday morning, Fifth Day of December, 2016

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