Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 251511
EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1011 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016
Mostly clear skies persisted into the mid morning hours across
eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Low temperatures this
morning dropped down into the middle 60s, to the lower 70s. At
10am, winds were out of the southwest, between 5 and 15 miles per
hour, gusting to 20 miles per hour across northeast Oklahoma.
Temperatures ranged from 82 degrees in Fayetteville, to 85
degrees in Bartlesville.
Southerly winds will persist across the area for the next several
days, advecting warm moist air northward into the region. During
this time, several upper level disturbances will pass northeast
across the Southern Plains triggering scattered showers and
thunderstorms each day. Some of the storms could become strong to
severe today and tomorrow, mainly across northeast Oklahoma. The
main threats will be strong winds and large hail, however, an
isolated tornado is also possible. Rainfall amounts through Friday
could reach up to a half into to an inch, with the higher amounts
expected across southeast Oklahoma into west central Arkansas.
High temperatures tomorrow, will range from the upper 80s across
northwest Arkansas, to the middle 90s across much of eastern
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 60s across
northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the middle 70s
across southeast Oklahoma and west central Arkansas.