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Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
902 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

During the daytime hours Wednesday, eastern Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas a mix of sun and clouds, as well as rain and
thunderstorms. A large area of slow moving low pressure aloft was
located over central Kansas. A cold front extended southward from
surface low pressure and extended into Oklahoma. As the front
moved into increasingly unstable air, showers and thunderstorms
formed across mainly eastern Oklahoma. Those storms then moved
into western Arkansas by late afternoon. Most of the storms stayed
below severe limits, however a few reports of hail were received
as well as brief heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures were in the
70s. Ahead of the front, winds were gusty from the south at speeds
of 10 to 20 miles an hour with gusts to near 30 observed at a few
locations.

Late this evening, skies were mostly fair. The cold front that
moved across Oklahoma during the day was located along the
Oklahoma and Arkansas state line. Temperatures were in the 50s
behind the front, but remained in the 60s to lower 70s just ahead
of it. Winds were from the west at 10 to 20 miles an hour over
eastern Oklahoma, but remained from the south over most of
northwest Arkansas.

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