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Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
822 PM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

Isolated showers and thunderstorms developed during the afternoon
peak heating over the higher terrain areas of far eastern
Oklahoma and western Arkansas, bringing limited precipitation and
cooler air to some locations. Otherwise, conditions remained hot
and humid. High temperatures this afternoon reached into the
upper 80s, to the upper 90s. At 8pm, winds were out of the south,
between 5 and 10 miles per hour. Temperatures ranged from 81
degrees in Fayetteville, to 92 degrees in Tulsa.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms will remain possible this
evening, but should dissipated shortly after sunset as daytime
heating ends. Overnight, conditions will remain mainly clear, with
light winds and warm temperatures. Heat will increase on Tuesday,
with afternoon heat index readings reaching into the middle to
upper 100s across much of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. A
Heat Advisory has been issued from noon to 9pm Tuesday. If you
must work outside, take the proper precautions, and know the
signs and symptoms of heat stroke. The hot weather will persist
into Wednesday, before a cold front approaches from the north
Thursday.

Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 60s across
portions of northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the
middle 70s across portions of southeast Oklahoma and west central
Arkansas.

High temperatures Tuesday, will range from the lower 90s across
portions of northwest Arkansas and southeast Oklahoma, to the
upper 90s across much of northeast and east central Oklahoma, and
well as west central Arkansas.

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