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AWUS84 KTSA 180206
RWSTSA

EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
806 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

CLOUDY SKIES PERSISTED THROUGH THE AFTERNOON, AND INTO THE EVENING
HOURS ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. LIGHT RAIN,
MIXED WITH SLEET AND SNOW AT TIMES, SPREAD INTO THE REGION FROM THE
SOUTHWEST. LITTLE TO NO SLEET OR SNOW ACCUMULATION WAS OBSERVED.
HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WERE COOLER, ONLY REACHING INTO THE MIDDLE
30S IN THE NORTH, TO THE LOWER 40S IN THE SOUTH. AT 8PM, WINDS WERE
OUT OF THE EAST, BETWEEN 5 AND 10 MILES PER HOUR. TEMPERATURES
RANGED FROM 32 DEGREES IN BARTLESVILLE, TO 38 DEGREES IN MCALESTER.

A LARGE AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TO
TRACK NORTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS
TONIGHT. NORTHERN AREAS OF THE FORECAST AREA, MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH
OF HIGHWAY 412, WILL ALSO LIKELY SEE A MIX OF LIGHT RAIN, SLEET, AND
SNOW, AS TEMPERATURES IN THIS AREA ARE SLIGHTLY COLDER. LITTLE TO NO
SNOW OR SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED AS SURFACE AND GROUND
TEMPERATURES ARE ABOVE FREEZING. THE PRECIPITATION WILL COME TO AN
END FROM WEST TO EAST OVERNIGHT, AS THE SYSTEM SHIFTS OFF TO THE
NORTHEAST. DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE
OVERNIGHT AND INTO THURSDAY, AS LOW LEVEL MOISTURE REMAINS IN PLACE
ACROSS THE REGION. ANOTHER SYSTEM WILL PASS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS ON FRIDAY, BRINGING ANOTHER CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION TO
SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA. OTHERWISE, CLOUDY AND DREARY
CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK WEEK, WITH
SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED FOR THE WEEKEND.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT, WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 30S ACROSS
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, TO THE UPPER 30S ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

HIGH TEMPERATURES THURSDAY, WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 30S ACROSS
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, TO THE UPPER 40S ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.

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