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Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
911 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Partly cloudy conditions were observed across area skies this
afternoon. A weak frontal boundary lifted north across the region
today, with low level moisture surging northward in the wake of
the retreating boundary. Dewpoints had risen into the lower to mid
70s by late afternoon across southeast Oklahoma, with high
temperatures warming into the lower 90s. Elsewhere, daytime highs
varied from the mid 80s to around 90 degrees.

At mid evening, clouds had increased across much of eastern
Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. A small line of showers and
thunderstorms had also developed along the Missouri and Arkansas
state line, which were moving off to the northeast. Temperatures
around the area this evening varied from the lower 70s to lower
80s, with southerly winds prevailing across southeast Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas, while northerly winds were common across most
of northeast Oklahoma.

Skies are expected to become mostly cloudy across all of eastern
Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas overnight. There will also be a
slight chance for showers and thunderstorms during the night
across far northeast Oklahoma and the northwest corner of Arkansas
overnight. Low temperatures on Saturday will range from the mid
60s to lower 70s. Much of the day Saturday will consist of partly
cloudy skies and dry conditions. Temperatures will be warm as
well, with highs expected to vary from the mid 80s to lower 90s.
Heat index values will range from the lower 90s to around 102
degrees. Unsettled weather is expected across the area by mid to
late afternoon, with strong to severe storms possible for eastern
Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. Residents across eastern Oklahoma
and northwest Arkansas are urged to keep up to date on the very
latest weather forecast throughout the day and evening on
Saturday.

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