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OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-050500-
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
800 PM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

THIS AFTERNOON... A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUED TO BUILD ACROSS
THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS...
KEEPING US HOT AND DRY.  HEATING HAD PRODUCED DENSE FAIR WEATHER
CLOUDINESS ACROSS MUCH OF OUR REGION... KEEPING SKIES MOSTLY TO
PARTLY SUNNY.  HOWEVER... NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA HAD THE MOST
SUNSHINE... WITH JUST A FEW HIGH CLOUDS PASSING  OVERHEAD.  SLIGHTLY
WARMER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES HAD OCCURRED... WITH HIGHS IN THE
MID TO UPPER 90S.  HEAT INDEX VALUES WERE WELL IN THE UPPER 90S...
TO JUST OVER 100 DEGREES AT A FEW LOCATIONS.  PONCA CITY AND
OKLAHOMA CITY HAD A HIGH OF 94 DEGREES... TO 97 AT LAWTON AND
WICHITA FALLS.  LOW SURFACE PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS
KEPT OUR WINDS OUT OF THE SOUTH AT 10 TO 20 MPH... GUSTING 20 TO 30
MPH.

BY 8 PM... HIGH CLOUDINESS WAS KEEPING THE SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY
ACROSS THE MUCH OF THE CENTRAL ONE THIRD OF OKLAHOMA... WITH CLEAR
TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF OUR REGION.  THE
TEMPERATURES HAD SO FAR FALLEN INTO THE MID TO UPPER 80S.  THE WINDS
HAD SHIFTED SLIGHTLY... AND WERE OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

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