Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK
AWUS84 KTSA 271511
Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1011 AM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016
Partly cloudy skies persisted into the mid morning hours across
eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. A few isolated rain
showers also developed during the morning hours across portions
of the area. Low temperatures this morning dropped down into the
middle 60s, to the lower 70s. At 10am, winds were light and
variable. Temperatures ranged from 78 degrees in McAlester, to 82
degrees in Tulsa.
A stalled frontal boundary will remain stretched across Kansas.
South of the boundary, warm moist air continues to spread
northward triggering scattered showers and storms. Upper level
disturbances will also track northeast across the region adding
upper level supports for additional precipitation development.
This active weather pattern will persist through the weekend, and
into early next week. Some of the storms could become strong to
severe, with strong winds and hail being the main threats. Cloud
to ground lightning and heavy rainfall will also be a concern.
High temperatures today, will range from the lower 80s across
northwest Arkansas, to the lower 90s across northeast Oklahoma.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 60s across
northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, to the lower 70s
across southeast Oklahoma and west central Arkansas.