Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 260103
Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
803 PM CDT Tue Oct 25 2016
Skies became partly to mostly cloudy during the afternoon hours
as clouds streamed into eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
High temperatures reached into the middle 70s, to the lower 80s.
At 8pm, winds were out of the southeast, between 5 and 10 miles
per hour. Temperatures ranged from 60 degrees in Fayetteville, to
74 degrees in Fort Smith.
Quiet weather conditions will persist this evening, with partly
to mostly cloudy skies and a light southeast wind. A weak low
pressure system and cold front will push into the region after
midnight, triggering some scattered showers and thunderstorms
across Kansas and north central Oklahoma. These showers and
thunderstorms may track eastward into northeast Oklahoma around
day break. While widespread severe weather is not expected, there
is a slight chance some of the storms could produce some small
hail, along with cloud to ground lightning and brief heavy
rainfall. Chances for showers and storms will persist through the
day Wednesday, with a second round of storms possible Wednesday
evening across southeast Oklahoma and west central Arkansas. The
precipitation should clear the area Thursday morning. The rest of
the work week will be dry, but temperatures will remain above
normal for late October.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the middle 50s across
western Arkansas, to the lower 60s across much of eastern
High temperatures tomorrow, will range from the lower 70s across
far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the lower 80s
across southeast Oklahoma.