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EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
838 PM CDT SUN JUL 5 2015

SKIES WERE PARTLY CLOUDY OVER EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS FOR MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON. CLOUD COVER DID EXPAND OVER
PARTS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA WHERE SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED DURING THE INTENSE DAYTIME
HEATING. WEAK WINDS ALOFT RESULTED IN VERY SLOW MOVEMENT WITH THIS
CONVECTION...RESULTING IN SEVERE FLOODING PROBLEMS FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHWEST AND WEST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING. HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON PEAKED IN THE RANGE
OF UPPER 80S TO MID 90S.

AT MID EVENING...SKIES WERE PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ONGOING ACROSS FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. WITH THE LOSS OF DAYTIME HEATING THERE HAS BEEN A GRADUAL
WEAKENING TREND IN OBSERVED WITH THIS ACTIVITY. SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 5
TO 15 MPH WERE COMMON AROUND THE AREA THIS EVENING...ALONG WITH
TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM THE MID 70S TO UPPER 80S.

THE OUTLOOK FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT IS FOR
THE ONGOING CONVECTION TO GRADUAL END...WITH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES TO
PREVAIL FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR
ADDITIONAL SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL LINGER
OVERNIGHT...PRIMARILY FOR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. MORNING LOW
TEMPERATURES ON MONDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S.
SKIES WILL BECOME MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY TOMORROW...WITH INCREASING
CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY DROPS
SOUTH INTO THE AREA. BETTER CHANCES FOR WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
TOMORROW...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. HIGH TEMPERATURES
ON MONDAY WILL VARY FROM THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S.

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