Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 140302
EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
902 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016
Clear skies persisted through the afternoon, and into the evening
hours across eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. High
temperatures today reached into the middle 40s, to the lower 60s.
At 9pm, winds were out of the southeast, between 5 and 15 miles
per hour. Temperatures ranged from 36 degrees in Fayetteville, to
48 degrees in McAlester.
A weak surface low pressure system will move across the Southern
Plains tonight, and into the Sunday. Light precipitation will
likely develop ahead of the system, mainly across far eastern
Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Temperatures will drop below
freezing across northeast portions of the forecast area, causing
some of the precipitation to turn to freezing drizzle or light
freezing rain. A slight glaze of ice will be possible overnight
and early Sunday before temperatures warm above freezing by mid
morning. Northwest Arkansas will be the most likely area to see
frozen precipitation. Drizzle and light rain will persist into
Sunday after temperatures rise into the 40s and 50s. The low
pressure system will slowly move eastward during the day Sunday,
shifting into Arkansas Monday.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 20s across
far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the lower 40s
across southeast Oklahoma.
High temperatures Sunday, will range from the lower 40s across
northwest Arkansas, to the upper 50s across east central Oklahoma.