It may be warm right now, but the first autumn freeze of the season will begin trickling through Oklahoma next week. True fall weather is definitely on the horizon!

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Oklahoma has had a few tastes of fall temperatures since the first official day of fall back in September. And hopefully with this week’s cooldown, fall temperatures will be here to stay.

Time to get ready for the first frost of the season!

With these cooler temperatures on the way, it’s time to start prepping for the first frost of the season! According to the National Weather Service in Norman, we’re a little under a week away for the first freeze of autumn. It looks like the first freeze will make it to northwest Oklahoma, starting Oct. 15-18 or Oct. 18-22. The rest of Oklahoma could see the first freeze anywhere from Oct. 23 to Nov. 16. So by Thanksgiving, Oklahoma should finally be free of warm temperatures!

Will Halloween be chilly or warm?

For a while, the Farmers’ Almanac was predicting that the first frost will land in Oklahoma by Oct. 31. Well, they’re not techno wrong. When it finally comes, it’ll be different days for various areas of Oklahoma.

I can remember Halloweens where I was sweating while trick-or-treating and where I was FREEZING. With Oklahoma fall, it’s impossible to know when you’ll need a jacket or not. But this year, you might want to keep one on hand when you’re getting ready for Halloween festivities. Temperatures could be anywhere from the low 70s to high 40s. But if Oklahoma does what it does best, the weather could change the last second!

Where To See Fall Colors In Oklahoma

Whether it's the feeling you get when you see falls warm colors in the trees, or the comfort of a memory you recall from a younger time in your life, there are places in Oklahoma to see the beauty of autumn.

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The top 10 Oklahoma pumpkin patches & corn mazes

If you're looking for a place to go for a little fall family fun you're in luck! Oklahoma is home to some of the biggest and best pumpkin patches and corn mazes in the U.S. People from all over travel to the Sooner State every fall to visit these incredible farms. Not only do they offer pumpkin patches along with corn and hay mazes, they also have all kinds of other activities like petting zoos, rides, arts & crafts, food, games, haunted attractions, and a whole lot more. So no matter what your idea of fall fun is, you can find it all in one place!

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