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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
900 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVED ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON, AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.
SOME OF THE STORMS BECAME SEVERE, WITH LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS.
HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY REACHED INTO THE UPPER 60S IN THE NORTH, TO
THE LOWER 80S IN THE SOUTH. AT 9 PM, SKIES HAD CLEARED ACROSS THE
AREA. WINDS WERE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST, BETWEEN 5 AND 10 MILES PER
HOUR. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM 50 DEGREES IN BARTLESVILLE, TO 64
DEGREES IN FORT SMITH.

CONDITIONS TONIGHT WILL REMAIN CLEAR AND QUIET, AS COOLER AND DRIER
AIR SPREADS INTO THE REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT. SKIES WILL REMAIN
MOSTLY SUNNY TOMORROW, AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA. WINDS
WILL QUICKLY SHIFT BACK OUT OF THE SOUTH BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON,
HELPING TO WARM TEMPERATURES BACK INTO THE 80S FOR FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY. WINDS WILL BECOME STRONG AND GUSTY ON SATURDAY, WITH GUSTS
REACHING BETWEEN 35 AND 40 MILES PER HOUR AT TIMES ACROSS NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA. BY SATURDAY NIGHT, A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE
REGION FROM THE WEST, TRIGGERING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
WESTERN AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA. THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL SPREAD
EASTWARD INTO OUR AREA LATE SATURDAY NIGHT, AND INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE, WITH LARGE HAIL, DAMAGING
WINDS, AND ISOLATED TORNADOES. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL
DEVELOP DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY, AS THE SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE
CENTRAL PLAINS, PUSHING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION. AGAIN, THESE
STORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME SEVERE, WITH LARGE HAIL,
DAMAGING WINDS, AND ISOLATED TORNADOES ALL POSSIBLE.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT, WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 40S ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, TO THE MIDDLE
50S ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

HIGH TEMPERATURES TOMORROW, WILL RANGE FROM THE MIDDLE 70S ACROSS
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TO THE LOWER 80S ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

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