Regional Weather Summary
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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
951 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

Showers and thunderstorms were developing and spreading to the
northeast across eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas late this
afternoon. High temperatures ranged from the upper 60s to lower 70s,
as the sky was cloudy through much of the day. The wind was from the
east southeast at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts to 25.

Upper low pressure over southeast Colorado, was propelling a cold
front into northwest Oklahoma by mid evening. Numerous showers and
thunderstorms having developed this afternoon, had become confined
to extreme eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. The storm system
produced strong to severe thunderstorms across the region this
afternoon and evening. Most common from storms having become severe,
was large hail, locally heavy rain, strong gusty wind, and an
isolated tornado. Hail to the size of golf balls and tennis balls,
had occurred in parts of east central and southeast Oklahoma, and in
west central Arkansas.

Temperatures throughout the area at around 9:30 PM, ranged primarily
in the 60s. The wind was from the southeast at 5 to 15 mph with
localized gusts to around 30. Sky conditions remained overcast
across the region, though precipitation continued to abate from west
to east.

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