Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 010101
Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
801 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017
Cloudy skies persisted into the evening hours across eastern
Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Scattered rain showers also
continued across the area, as a strong low pressure system slowly
shifted east across southern Kansas. High temperatures this
afternoon reached into the lower 50s, to the middle 60s. At 8pm,
winds were out of the west, between 10 and 20 miles per hour,
gusting to 30 miles per hour. Temperatures ranged from 47 degrees
in Bartlesville, to 57 degrees in Fort Smith.
Scattered rain showers will remain possible this evening, mainly
across locations north of highway 40. This is due to a deep low
pressure system slowly tracking eastward near the Oklahoma and
Kansas state line. Precipitation will come to an end from west to
east overnight, leaving conditions mainly clear and dry for
Monday. Strong westerly winds will persist tonight as winds flow
counter clockwise around the low. Gusts could reach 25 to 35 miles
per hour at times. Temperatures will warm for Monday and Tuesday,
with ample sunshine and surface high pressure building over the
region. The next chance for rain will enter the forecast late
Tuesday and into Wednesday.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 30s across
northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the upper 40s
across southeast Oklahoma and west central Arkansas.
High temperatures Monday, will range from the middle 60s across
northwest Arkansas, to the middle 70s across southeast Oklahoma
and west central Arkansas.