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Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1100 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Mostly cloudy skies persisted into the mid morning hours across
eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Low temperatures this
morning dropped down into the lower 60s, to the upper 60s. At
11am, winds were out of the south, between 10 and 20 miles per
hour, gusting to 30 miles per hour. Temperatures ranged from 71
degrees in Fayetteville, to 75 degrees in Tulsa.

Warm, breezy and humid conditions will continue today, with high
temperatures in the 70s and lower 80s. Winds gusts at times will
reach between 30 and 35 miles per hour. A strong cold front will
push into the region this evening, triggering showers and
thunderstorms across eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. The
storms are expected to form into a squall line as they approach
eastern Oklahoma, and then push southeast across the area during
the late night hours tonight and early morning hours Sunday. Some
of the storms within this line will likely become severe, with
strong straight line winds the main threat. Large hail and
isolated tornadoes are also possible. Heavy rainfall and intense
cloud to ground lightning can also be expected with the storms.
Conditions will clear by mid day Sunday as the front shifts east
and cooler air spreads into the area behind the front.

High temperatures today, will range from the lower 70s across
portions of northwest Arkansas, to the lower 80s across portions
of eastern and southeast Oklahoma.

Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 40s across
northeast Oklahoma, to the lower 60s across southeast Oklahoma and
west central Arkansas.

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