Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 281515
Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1015 AM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016
Mostly clear to partly cloudy skies persisted into the mid
morning hours across eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. A
couple isolated rain showers also developed during the morning
hours across portions of the area. Low temperatures this morning
dropped down into the middle 60s, to the lower 70s. At 10am,
winds were out of the south, between 5 and 10 miles per hour.
Temperatures ranged from 79 degrees in Fayetteville, to 83
degrees in Tulsa.
Southerly flow will persist across the Southern Plains today and
tomorrow, allowing warm moist air to continue to spread into the
area. Upper level disturbances will also track northeast across
the region adding upper level supports for showers and
thunderstorms to develop, especially during the afternoon hours.
While widespread severe weather is not expected, however a few of
the storms could become strong to severe, with strong winds and
hail being the main threats. Cloud to ground lightning and heavy
rainfall will also be a concern.
High temperatures today, will range from the middle 80s across
northwest Arkansas, to the middle 90s across eastern Oklahoma.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 60s across
northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the lower 70s
across southeast Oklahoma and west central Arkansas.