Regional Weather Summary
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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1006 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

CLOUDY SKIES PERSISTED OVERNIGHT, AND INTO THE MORNING ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. LIGHT DRIZZLE CONTINUED TO
SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND INTO WESTERN ARKANSAS
THIS MORNING, BRINGING LIGHT AMOUNTS OF PRECIPITATION TO SOME
LOCATIONS. LOW TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING DROPPED DOWN INTO THE UPPER
TEENS IN THE NORTH, TO THE MIDDLE 30S IN THE SOUTH. AT 10AM, WINDS
WERE OUT OF THE EAST, BETWEEN 5 AND 10 MILES PER HOUR, GUSTING TO 20
MILES PER HOUR ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM
31 DEGREES IN FAYETTEVILLE, TO 37 DEGREES IN FORT SMITH.

CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN CLOUDY, BUT SLIGHTLY WARMER TODAY, WITH HIGHS
REACHING INTO THE 40S ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. PATCHY DRIZZLE OR
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL PERSIST ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND INTO
WESTERN ARKANSAS TODAY. CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL INCREASE TONIGHT, AND
INTO TUESDAY ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS, AS
WINDS TURN OUT OF THE SOUTH AND BRING MOISTURE NORTHWARD INTO THE
REGION. THERE COULD ALSO BE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH INTO THE REGION TUESDAY EVENING, DROPPING TEMPERATURES, AND
SWITCHING THE RAIN OVER TO A WINTRY MIX. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
USHER IN MUCH COLDER AIR, AND PRECIPITATION IS PROJECTED TO DEVELOP
BEHIND THE FRONT. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY AS TO THE TYPES
AND AMOUNTS OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION, BUT THERE IS A CHANCE OF A HIGH
IMPACT WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE AREA LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY.

HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY, WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 30S ACROSS
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, TO THE MIDDLE 40S ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT, WILL RANGE FROM THE MIDDLE 30S, TO THE
LOWER 40S AREA WIDE.

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