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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
900 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

THIS MORNING ON INDEPENDENCE DAY... A COLD FRONT HAD STALLED ACROSS
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.  AROUND 2 AM... A STRONG ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM HAD
DEVELOPED ALONG THE FRONT IN THE SOUTH OKLAHOMA CITY METRO...
BRIEFLY INTENSIFYING TO SEVERE AS IT MOVED OVER BYARS.  A 64 MPH
WIND GUST HAD BEEN MEASURED AT THE BYARS MESONET SITE... WHILE
ASSOCIATED HEAVY SHOWERS RESULTED IN NEARLY 1 INCH OF RAIN AT THE
SITE AS WELL.  A FEW THUNDERSTORMS HAD ALSO DEVELOPED ACROSS
NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA AS WELL.  OTHERWISE... HIGH CLOUDINESS KEPT THE
SKIES OVERCAST ACROSS WESTERN NORTH TEXAS... WHILE SKIES ACROSS THE
REMAINING WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF OKLAHOMA STAYED PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURES BEHIND THE STALLED COLD FRONT HAD FALLEN INTO THE MID
TO UPPER 60S... WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 70S AHEAD OF THE
FRONTAL BOUNDARY.  SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR WAS IN PLACE ACROSS FAR
NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA... WHILE MORE HUMID AIR MAINTAINED ANOTHER MUGGY
NIGHT ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF OUR REGION.  THE WINDS STAYED LIGHT
AND VARIABLE.  AFTER SUNRISE... AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS HAD WEAKENED AS IT MOVED INTO FAR NORTHWEST
OKLAHOMA.

AT 9 AM... THE SKIES RANGED FROM SUNNY TO MOSTLY SUNNY ACROSS OUR
REGION.  OUR TEMPERATURES HAD SO FAR WARMED INTO THE MID TO UPPER
70.  AN ISOLATED RAIN SHOWER HAD DEVELOPED NEAR MARSHALL IN NORTHERN
LOGAN COUNTY.  HIGH SURFACE PRESSURE ACROSS THE U.S. MIDWESTERN
REGION WAS PRODUCING AN EAST WIND AT 5 TO 10 MPH GENERALLY ALONG AND
NORTH OF THE I-40 CORRIDOR... WHILE SOUTH WINDS AT 10 MPH ACROSS
THE REMAINDER OF OUR REGION.

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