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Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
901 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

High pressure gradually shifted east this afternoon, but was still
the dominate system in control across the region. Skies were sunny
over the area, with light winds observed across northwest
Arkansas, while southerly winds of 5 to 10 mph returned to much of
eastern Oklahoma. While warmer temperatures did return this
afternoon, readings were still well short of the seasonal average.
Highs by late afternoon had peaked in the range of lower 20s to
mid 30s.

At mid evening, high pressure was centered over eastern Arkansas,
providing much of the area with light southeast winds. Skies were
clear, with evening temperatures ranging from the lower teens to
mid 20s.

Clear skies are expected for the area overnight. Light winds will
be common across northwest Arkansas, while a south to southeast
breeze of 5 to 10 mph is expected for the majority of eastern
Oklahoma overnight. Low temperatures tomorrow will vary from the
single digits to upper teens. Sunny skies will dominate over the
area on Thursday. Southerly winds of 10 to 15 mph will set up
across the area tomorrow as high pressure slides off to the east.
The sunny skies and southerly winds will help to boost
temperatures into the lower to mid 40s by late afternoon on
Thursday.

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