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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
903 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES DURING THE AFTERNOON, PERSISTED INTO THE EVENING
HOURS ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED DURING THE AFTERNOON, BRINGING
HEAVY RAINFALL TO PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. ONE STORM OVER
NORTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN NOWATA COUNTIES BECAME STRONG TO
SEVERE. ALL THE SHOWERS AND STORMS HAD DISSIPATED OR TRACKED
NORTHEAST BY EARLY EVENING. HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WERE HOT,
REACHING INTO THE MIDDLE 80S, TO THE MIDDLE 90S. AT 9PM, WINDS WERE
OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST, BETWEEN 5 AND 15 MILES PER HOUR, GUSTING TO 20
MILES PER HOUR IN THE NORTH. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM 73 DEGREES IN
HIGHFILL, TO 82 DEGREES IN TULSA.

CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN QUIET THIS EVENING, WITH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES
AND A LIGHT SOUTHEAST BREEZE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT, AND TRACK EAST INTO THE AREA DURING THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS THURSDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THEN PUSH
EAST INTO EASTERN OKLAHOMA AFTER NOON. AHEAD OF THIS FRONTAL
BOUNDARY, STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST, WITH GUSTS REACHING
BETWEEN 25 AND 30 MILES PER HOUR. THE FRONT WILL ALSO TRIGGERING
ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS, WHICH WILL EFFECT THE AREA
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS ON THURSDAY. SOME OF THESE
STORMS WILL LIKELY BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE, WITH LARGE HAIL,
DAMAGING WINDS, AND ISOLATED TORNADOES. THE COLD FRONT WILL PUSH
THROUGH THE REGION BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING, ENDING THE
PRECIPITATION. MUCH COOLER AND DRIER AIR WILL THEN SPREAD INTO THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS FOR THE WEEKEND.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT, WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 60S ACROSS
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, TO THE MIDDLE 70S ACROSS EAST CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

HIGH TEMPERATURES THURSDAY, WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 70S ACROSS
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, TO THE UPPER 80S ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

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