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AWUS84 KTSA 281525
RWSTSA

EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
925 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE GRADUALLY SHIFTED EAST DURING THE NIGHT...BUT
REMAINED THE DOMINATE SYSTEM IN CONTROL OVER THE REGION. A
RELATIVELY TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT BECAME ESTABLISHED OVER MOST OF
THE AREA...WHICH RESULTED IN STEADY SOUTH WINDS. THE BREEZY SOUTH
WINDS HELD TEMPERATURES FOR MOST LOCATIONS TO WITHIN THE RANGE OF
LOWER 30S TO LOWER 40S. AT A FEW LOCATIONS WHERE LIGHTER WINDS
PREVAILED...TEMPERATURES UNDERNEATH THE CLEAR SKIES FELL INTO THE
MID AND UPPER 20S.

SKIES WERE SUNNY AT MID MORNING...WITH LOW PRESSURE PUSHING IN FROM
THE WEST AND THE PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE AREA STRENGTHENING.
THE RESULT WERE GUSTY SOUTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
TEMPERATURES HAD WARMED INTO THE LOWER 40S TO AROUND 50 DEGREES.

THE OUTLOOK FOR THIS AFTERNOON CALLS FOR MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES TO
PREVAIL. THE PRIMARY FACTOR CONCERNING WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS
AFTERNOON WITH BE INCREASING SOUTH WINDS...AND THEIR IMPACT ON FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS. SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF
AROUND 30 MPH WILL BE COMMON THROUGH THE DAY...AND THIS COMBINED
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL RESULT IN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER FOR
THE AREA. THE SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SUNNY SKIES WILL ALSO ALLOW FOR
UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES. READINGS BY LATE AFTERNOON ARE
EXPECTED TO PEAK WITHIN THE RANGE OF UPPER 50S TO AROUND THE MID 60
DEGREE MARK. SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY CLEAR OVERNIGHT WITH STEADY SOUTH
WINDS TO PERSIST. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR MORNING LOWS ON SATURDAY
RANGING FROM THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.

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