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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
800 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

EARLY THIS AFTERNOON... DENSE HIGH CLOUDINESS KEPT THE SKIES ONLY
PARTLY SUNNY ACROSS THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS.  A DIRTY RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUED TO BUILD
OVERHEAD... MAINTAINING UNSEASONABLY MILD TEMPERATURES FOR ONE LAST
DAY.  HOWEVER... MAXIMUM CLOUDCOVER DID KEEP TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY
COOLER THAN YESTERDAY ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST AND WESTCENTRAL
OKLAHOMA... WITH TEMPERATURES RISING INTO THE LOWER TO MID 70S.
WOODWARD AND CHEROKEE HAD A HIGH OF 73 DEGREE.  THE REMAINDER OF OUR
REGION HAD JUST ENOUGH SUNSHINE TO WARM TEMPERATURES INTO THE UPPER
70S TO LOWER 80S.  OKLAHOMA CITY BROKE A HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD FOR
A 3RD DAY IN A ROW WITH 79 DEGREES... WHILE WICHITA FALLS WARMED TO
80 DEGREES... JUST 1 DEGREE SHORT OF TYING THEIR RECORD.  A SURFACE
TROUGH HAD DUG ACROSS WESTERN OKLAHOMA... PRODUCING A NORTHWEST WIND
AT 10 TO 20 MPH IN ITS WAKE.  HOWEVER AHEAD OF THE TROUGH... LOW
SURFACE PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS KEPT THE WINDS BREEZY
AND OUT OF THE SOUTH AT 15 TO 20 MPH... GUSTING TO 25 MPH.  THE
SKIES GRADUALLY BEGAN CLEARING FROM WEST TO EAST BY SUNSET.

AT 8 PM... ADDITIONAL HIGH CLOUDINESS HAD FILLED BACK ACROSS
SOUTHWEST AND FAR NORTHERN OKLAHOMA... KEEPING SKIES THERE MOSTLY
CLOUDY TO OVERCAST.  THE SKIES RANGED FROM CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF OUR REGION.  A SURFACE TROUGH CONTINUED TO
MOVE ACROSS WESTERN OKLAHOMA.  BEHIND THE TROUGH... TEMPERATURES
WERE IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S... WITH A WESTERLY WIND AT 5 TO 10 MPH.
AHEAD OF THE TROUGH... THE TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER TO MID
60S... WITH SOUTH WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

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