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OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-061500-
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
800 PM CDT MON JUL 7 2015

THIS AFTERNOON... DAYTIME HEATING HAD GENERATED SOME WIDESPREAD FAIR
WEATHER CLOUDINESS ACROSS THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS... KEEPING SKIES ONLY PARTLY SUNNY.  HOT AND
HUMID CONDITIONS CONTINUED ACROSS OUR REGION... WITH TEMPERATURES
RISING INTO THE LOWER TO MID 90S... WHICH WAS SEASONABLY NORMAL FOR
EARLY JULY DAYS.  MOIST SURFACE AIR HAD RESULTED IN A HEAT INDEX IN
THE UPPER 90S TO 105 DEGREES AT SOME LOCATIONS.  THE LEADING EDGE OF
A COLD FRONT HAD PUSHED INTO FAR NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA... RESULTING IN
A NORTHWEST WINDSHIFT ALONG AND BEHIND THE FRONT... WITH WINDSPEEDS
AT 20 TO 25 GUSTING TO 35 MPH.  HOWEVER... AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT
HAD SOUTH WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH... GUSTING 20 TO 25 MPH.  BY 3 PM...
A LINE OF SHOWERS AND STRONG TO A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BEGAN
FIRING UP ALONG THE COLD FRONT IN NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA.

AT 8 PM... THE COLD FRONT CONTINUED TO SLOWLY ADVANCE ACROSS
NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA... WITH WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING ALONG THE BOUNDARY.  THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL
SO FAR WAS AROUND WAYNOKA IN WOODS COUNTY... WITH RADAR ESTIMATES OF
3 TO 4 INCHES... AND REPORTS OF FLASH FLOODING IN TOWN.  BEHIND THE
COLD FRONT... TEMPERATURES HAD ALREADY FALLEN INTO THE LOWER TO MID
70S... WITH NORTH WINDS AT 20 GUSTING 20 TO 30 MPH.  HOWEVER AHEAD
OF THE COLD FRONT... TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S...
AND SOUTH WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH.  THE SKIES WERE OVERCAST GENERALLY
NORTH AND WEST OF THE I-44 CORRIDOR... TO PARTLY CLOUDY TO THE
SOUTHEAST.

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