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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
800 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES DURING THE AFTERNOON, TURNED TO PARTLY CLOUDY
DURING THE EVENING ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY REACHED INTO THE UPPER 50S, AND LOWER 60S.
AT 8PM, WINDS WERE OUT OF THE SOUTH, BETWEEN 10 AND 20 MILES PER
HOUR, GUSTING TO 30 MILES PER HOUR. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM 48
DEGREES IN FAYETTEVILLE, TO 55 DEGREES IN MCALESTER.

BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT, WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 20
AND 25 MILES PER HOUR. SKIES WILL REMAIN PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY, AS
MOISTURE SPREADS NORTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH
INTO THE AREA FRIDAY. AHEAD OF THE FRONT, LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE
WILL DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS WILL BE LIGHT, WITH LESS THAN A QUARTER INCH
EXPECTED. ONCE THE FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA, COLDER AIR WILL
SPREAD INTO THE REGION DROPPING TEMPERATURES. SOME OF THE
PRECIPITATION COULD CHANCE OVER TO A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING DRIZZLE,
SLEET, AND LIGHT SNOW SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE THE SYSTEM PUSHES OFF
TO THE EAST. THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO SEE THE WINTRY MIX ARE THOSE
ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF HIGHWAY 44. ONCE THE PRECIPITATION ENDS FROM
WEST TO EAST DURING THE DAY SATURDAY, WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN
DRY WITH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND SEASONAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEKEND, AND INTO THE START OF NEXT WEEK.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT, WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 30S, TO THE
MIDDLE 40S AREA WIDE.

HIGH TEMPERATURES FRIDAY, WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 50S, TO THE
UPPER 50S AREA WIDE.

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