Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 281447
Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
847 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017
Mostly cloudy conditions were common across area skies overnight,
with a warm air advection pattern prevailing across the region.
Warm and windy conditions occurred across the area, with southerly
winds of 10 to 20 mph common during the night. The cloudy skies
and warm southerly winds kept temperatures elevated through the
night, allowing for a very warm start to the day this morning.
Lows across the area ranged from the upper 50s to lower 60s.
At mid morning, skies remained cloudy with warm southerly winds of
10 to 20 mph ongoing. No precipitation was observed by regional
radars. Mid morning temperatures had already warmed into the lower
60s to around 70 degrees.
Mostly cloudy skies are outlooked for the area today. Warm and
windy conditions are also on tap for the day. Shower and
thunderstorm chances will be on the increase during the afternoon,
especially by late afternoon and into the evening, with higher
chances existing for far eastern Oklahoma into western Arkansas.
High temperatures this afternoon will warm into the lower 70s to
around 80 degrees. Mostly cloudy conditions will continue into the
evening and overnight hours, with shower and thunderstorm chances
diminishing from west to east overnight. A clearing trend from
west to east will occur overnight as a cold front pushes through
the region, with gusty northwest winds setting up across the area.
Cooler and drier air will overspread the area during the night,
with morning lows on Wednesday ranging from the lower 40s to lower