Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 310226
EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
926 PM CDT MON MAY 30 2016
Partly to mostly cloudy skies persisted through the afternoon,
and into the evening across eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
High temperatures today reached into the lower 70s, to the lower
80s. At 9pm, winds were out of the east between 5 and 10 miles per
hour. Temperatures ranged from 66 degrees in Fayetteville, to 72
degrees in McAlester.
Skies will become increasingly cloudy overnight as clouds stream
eastward across the region. There is a slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms as well, mainly across northeast Oklahoma and
into western Arkansas. The chance for precipitation will increase
Tuesday, especially by the afternoon, as the next system moves
into the region. Heavy rainfall can be expected Tuesday evening
into Wednesday, when between a half inch to 2 inches of rain could
fall. Slight chances for showers and storms will persist into late
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 50s across
northwest Arkansas, to the middle 60s across southeast Oklahoma.
High temperatures Tuesday, will range from the upper 70s across
northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the middle 80s
across southeast Oklahoma and west central Arkansas.