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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
10 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS MORNING ACROSS NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
EXTREME NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA, WHILE THE DAY STARTED OFF CLEAR ACROSS
THE REMAINDER OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA. MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES WERE IN
THE 30S IN ALMOST ALL LOCATIONS, WITH ONLY A FEW UPPER 20S IN PARTS
OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. THE COLD SPOT WAS FORAKER AT 26 DEGREES.

AT 10 AM, TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 30S ACROSS NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS, WHERE SKIES REMAINED CLOUDY, TO MID 40S ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA. WINDS WERE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AND ALREADY BECOMING QUITE
STRONG AND GUSTY, AT SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND A FEW
GUSTS APPROACHING 40 MPH IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY WITH
MANY AREAS SEEING GUSTS OVER 40 MPH. THIS WILL RESULT IN VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER THROUGHOUT THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON, DESPITE TEMPERATURES
BEING CONSIDERABLY COOLER. AFTERNOON HIGHS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE
FROM LOWER 40S ACROSS NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA,
TO LOWER 50S IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

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