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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
907 PM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

A FEW CLOUDS EARLY GAVE WAY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES THIS AFTERNOON.
BREEZY SOUTH WINDS ALSO BECAME FIRMLY ESTABLISHED DURING THE
AFTERNOON...WHICH AIDED IN A SURGE IN DEWPOINT TEMPERATURES. THE
COMBINATION OF INTENSE SUMMER HEAT AND RISING DEWPOINT TEMPERATURES
RESULTED IN HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND UNCOMFORTABLE HEAT INDEX
VALUES. BY LATE AFTERNOON AREA TEMPERATURES HAD PEAKED IN THE UPPER
80S TO MID 90S.

AT MID EVENING...MUCH OF THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE AREA WAS
EXPERIENCING CLEAR SKIES...WHILE ACROSS THE NORTH A MIX OF PARTLY TO
MOSTLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS WERE OBSERVED. AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WAS OCCURRING ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...WHICH
WERE MOVING SOUTHEAST. WEAKENING SHOWERS WERE ALSO OBSERVED OVER
PARTS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. EVENING TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
LOWER TO UPPER 80S WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH PREVAILING.

PARTLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS ARE OUTLOOKED FOR AREA SKIES THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF ARKANSAS
OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOWER TO UPPER 70S FOR
MORNING LOWS ON THURSDAY. PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WILL BE THE COMMON
THEME THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY TOMORROW WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR ALL AREAS...ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON THURSDAY...ALONG WITH LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL. DAYTIME HIGHS TOMORROW WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 80S TO
LOWER 90S.

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