Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 071621
EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1021 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016
Mostly clear skies this morning turned to partly to mostly cloudy
by mid day across northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas as a
front approached the area. Southeast Oklahoma remained mostly
clear. Low temperatures this morning dropped down into the lower
20s, to the middle 30s. At 10am, winds were out of the southwest,
between 5 and 10 miles per hour, gusting to 20 miles per hour.
Temperatures ranged from 41 degrees in Bartlesville, to 49
degrees in McAlester.
A cold front, currently near the Kansas and Oklahoma border, will
push southeast into the area. Clouds will spread into the area
associated with this frontal boundary, however no precipitation is
expected. Strong northwest winds will develop behind the frontal
passage. With humidity levels low, and lots of dry vegetation,
this will create high fire weather and rapid fire spread
conditions. Any burning should be avoided today, as any fires
could quickly get out of control. The strong winds will subside
this evening after sunset, but will return even stronger Monday.
Gusts Monday early afternoon could reach 40 miles per hour.
High temperatures today, will range from the lower 50s across
northwest Arkansas, to the lower 60s across eastern and southeast
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 20s across
northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the middle 30s
across southeast Oklahoma.