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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
800 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

THIS AFTERNOON... THE SKIES WERE SUNNY ACROSS THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS
OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.  AN UPPER RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE BEGAN TO BUILD ACROSS OUR REGION... SIGNALING THE START OF
A WARMING TREND FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  UNSEASONABLY MILD AIR
HAD BROKEN SOME DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS TODAY... WITH HIGHS IN THE
MID TO UPPER 70S ACROSS MUCH OF OUR REGION... TO EVEN THE LOWER 80S
ACROSS A FEW LOCATION IN FAR SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA.  HOWEVER...
SOUTHCENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA WAS ONLY SLIGHTLY COOLER IN THE
LOWER 70S.  OKLAHOMA CITY HAD A RECORD BREAKING HIGH OF 77
DEGREES... TO 74 DEGREES AT WICHITA FALLS AND WOODWARD.  MANGUM WAS
OUR WARMEST SPOT... WITH A HIGH OF 81 DEGREES.  CLIMATICALLY OUR
TEMPERATURES WERE BETWEEN 20 TO 25 DEGREES ABOVE THE 30 YEAR AVERAGE
FOR LATE JANUARY DAYS.  A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH HAD LIFTED ACROSS
CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA... WITH SOUTHWEST WINDS AT 10 TO 15
MPH NORTH OF THE BOUNDARY... AND NORTHWEST WINDS AT 15 TO 20 MPH
TO THE SOUTH OF THE BOUNDARY. WIND GUSTS WERE BETWEEN 20 TO 25 MPH.

BY 8 PM... HIGH CLOUDINESS WAS MOVING INTO FAR WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS... WITH CLEAR SKIES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF OUR REGION.  THE
TEMPERATURES HAD SO FAR FALLEN INTO THE MID TO UPPER 50S.  THE WINDS
WERE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

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