566  
AWUS84 KTSA 231639  
RWSTSA  
 
EASTERN OKLAHOMA/NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEATHER SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK  
1039 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
CLOUDY SKIES PERSISTED ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN  
ARKANSAS THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED TO SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHEAST  
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS, BRINGING LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL  
TO THE AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS SO FAR TODAY REACHED AS HIGH AS A  
HALF INCH ACROSS CHOCTAW AND PUSHMATAHA COUNTIES. LOW TEMPERATURES  
THIS MORNING DROPPED DOWN INTO THE LOWER 30S, TO THE UPPER 40S.  
AT 10AM, WINDS WERE LIGHT AND VARIABLE. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM  
38 DEGREES IN BARTLESVILLE, TO 47 DEGREES IN FORT SMITH.  
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO  
SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. AS THE DAY PROGRESSES, THE  
PRECIPITATION WILL EXPAND NORTHWARD AFFECTING MORE OF EASTERN  
OKLAHOMA. SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND PORTIONS OF WESTERN ARKANSAS WILL  
LIKELY RECEIVE HEAVY AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY  
MORNING, WITH BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES COMMON. WITH THE HEAVY  
RAINFALL THAT HAS ALREADY OCCURRED ACROSS THE AREA OVER THE PAST  
COUPLE DAYS, THIS WILL ONLY INCREASE THE FLOODING ISSUES. A FLOOD  
WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. NEVER DRIVE  
YOUR CAR THROUGH A FLOODED ROADWAY OR FLOODED LOW WATER CROSSING.  
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL PUSH THROUGH THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT  
INTO SUNDAY, BRINGING AN END TO THE RAINFALL UNTIL MID NEXT WEEK.  
 
HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY, WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 40S ACROSS  
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA, TO THE LOWER 50S ACROSS MUCH OF  
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.  
 
LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT, WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 30S ACROSS  
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA, TO THE LOWER 50S ACROSS MUCH OF  
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.  
 

 
 
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