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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
900 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

A MID LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATE THE REGION OVERNIGHT...
PROVIDING EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS WITH STABLE AND DRY
CONDITIONS. HIGH LEVEL CIRRUS CLOUDS GRADUALLY OVERSPREAD MUCH OF
THE AREA DURING THE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING. EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
OF 5 TO 10 MPH PREVAILED DURING THE NIGHT FOR MOST LOCATIONS. LOW
TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING VARIED FROM THE LOWER 60S TO MID 70S.

A FEW HIGH LEVEL CIRRUS CLOUDS WERE OBSERVED OVER PARTS OF THE AREA
AT MID MORNING...OTHERWISE SKIES WERE SUNNY. A LARGE SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM SITUATED TO OUR EAST...CONTINUED TO PROVIDE THE AREA
WITH LIGHT EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS. MID MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE ON
THE RISE...WITH READINGS FROM THE LOWER 70S TO NEAR 80 DEGREES
OBSERVED.

THE THEME FOR THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE SUNNY AND HOT. HIGH PRESSURE AT
THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL KEEP THINGS DRY THROUGH THE DAY. WARM
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HEAT INDEX READINGS WILL BE THE MAIN IMPACT
FOR THE AREA TODAY. READINGS BY LATE AFTERNOON ARE PROJECTED TO PEAK
IN THE UPPER 80S TO UPPER 90. MAX HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO
VARY FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND 108 DEGREES. MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES
AND LIGHT WINDS WILL BE THE RULE FOR THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD TONIGHT.
MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 60S
TO MID 70S.

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