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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
900 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

AN UNUSUAL WEATHER EVENT FOR LATE JULY BEGAN TO WIND DOWN ACROSS
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LAST NIGHT. AS THE HEAVIER
RAINFALL MOVED INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA OVERNIGHT...ONE TO THREE INCH
AMOUNTS WERE COMMON AFTER MIDNIGHT...WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF THREE
TO 5 INCHES NOTED. AREAS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40 SAW RAIN TAPER OFF
TO AMOUNTS OF A QUARTER INCH OR LESS. CLOUDS...AND RAIN COOLED AIR
KEPT LOW TEMPERATURES UNIFORM ACROSS THE REGION. MIDDLE 60S WAS THE
RULE MOST EVERYWHERE OVERNIGHT...WITH A FEW UPPER 60S HERE AND
THERE.  WINDS WERE LIGHT FROM THE EAST OVERNIGHT.


AS OF MID MORNING...LIGHT RAIN PERSISTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE
AREA...ALONG WITH SOME PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG. RAINFALL INTENSITY
HAD DECREASED...BUT THE LARGE AREAL COVERAGE CONTINUES TO ACCOUNT
FOR THE ONGOING MEASURABLE AMOUNTS. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL THIS MORNING
HAS AVERAGED LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN INCH PER HOUR. CLOUDS AND
RAIN HAVE LIMITED TEMPERATURE INCREASES TO JUST FEW DEGREES FROM
OBSERVED MORNING LOWS. MIDDLE TO UPPER 60S WERE REPORTED THROUGHOUT
EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. WINDS
REMAINED FROM THE EAST SOUTHEAST AT 10 MILES AN HOUR OR LESS.

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