Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 230239
EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
939 PM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016
A sunny sky persisted through the afternoon across eastern Oklahoma
and western Arkansas. High temperatures ranged predominantly in the
upper 90s, with multiple sites having readings from 100 to 102
degrees. Tulsa and Fort Smith both recorded highs of 101. It was the
first time this season that either site had a temperature reaching
100 degrees or more.
Upper level ridging continued to maintain a clear sky over the
Southern Plains by mid evening. Warm conditions were prevalent, with
temperatures ranging in the 80s across most of the the region. The
wind was primarily light from the south.