Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 060207
Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
807 PM CST Mon Dec 5 2016
Cloudy skies persisted into the evening hours across eastern
Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Light rain also spread northward
into southeast Oklahoma and western Arkansas, bringing some
precipitation to southern portions of the forecast area. High
temperatures this afternoon reached into the middle 40s, to the
middle 50s. At 8pm, winds were light and variable. Temperatures
ranged from 42 degrees in Okmulgee, to 49 degrees in McAlester.
Cloudy skies and light winds will continue tonight across the
area. Light rain will also continue to spread northeast across
mainly southeast Oklahoma and into western Arkansas. The bulk of
the precipitation will remain along and southeast of a line from
Bentonville to McAlester. A cold front will push into the region
tomorrow morning, ending the rain and shifting winds out of the
north. Winds will be strong at times, making conditions blustery
and cold. High pressure will settle into the area Tuesday evening
calming winds and clearing skies somewhat. This will be short
lived, as another system will approach the Southern Plains
Wednesday, bringing a chance for freezing drizzle and light snow
flurries Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning. Much
colder air will spread into the region with this system, and last
through the end of the work week.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the lower 30s across
northeast Oklahoma, to the lower 40s across southeast Oklahoma and
west central Arkansas.
High temperatures Tuesday, will range from the lower 40s across
northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the middle 50s
across far southeast Oklahoma.