Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 230233
Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
833 PM CST Sun Jan 22 2017
A cold front moved through the region this afternoon, resulting in
mostly cloudy skies and scattered rain showers across the area.
Gusty north winds became established behind the front, ushering in
much cooler and drier air. Wind speeds at times gusted into the 35
to 45 mph range, with 20 to 30 mph wind speeds common for much of
the afternoon. High temperatures this afternoon ranged from the
lower 50s to around 60 degrees.
At mid evening, mostly cloudy conditions were ongoing across the
far northeast corner of Oklahoma and portions of northwest
Arkansas, while the rest of the area was experiencing clear skies.
The pressure gradient had weakened, resulting in lighter winds
across the area this evening. Northwest winds of 5 to 15 mph were
common this evening, with some higher gusts still occurring across
far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. Mid evening
temperatures varied from the upper 30s to lower 50s.
The clearing trend will continue across area skies in the wake of
a departing low pressure system, with mostly clear skies expected
for the overnight period. A northerly wind of 5 to 15 mph will
persist through the night as well. Morning lows on Monday will
range from the upper 20s to mid 30s. Mostly sunny skies will
dominate across the area tomorrow. Breezy north winds early will
give way to light winds by afternoon. Mild temperatures will
return after a chilly start, with daytime highs projected to warm
into the mid 50s to lower 60s.