Advances in Meteorology / 2010 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

The Impact of the Urban Heat Island during an Intense Heat Wave in Oklahoma City

Figure 1

The locations of Oklahoma City Micronet and Oklahoma Mesonet sites used as part of the study. The highlighted area (tan) represents the municipal boundaries for the City of Oklahoma City and the dashed lines represent county borders. The urban sites consisted of locations classified by UCZ1 and UCZ2 [40], the suburban areas included sites classified as UCZ3 through UCZ6, and the rural sites included locations with limited structures consisting mainly of large expanses of native, short grass vegetation, interspersed trees, rangeland, and cropland (winter wheat).