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Office: TSA AWUS84 KTSA 170137 RWSTSA Eastern Oklahoma/Northwest Arkansas Weather Summary National Weather Service Tulsa OK 837 PM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018 The skies over eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas this afternoon varied from sunny to partly cloudy. A tight pressure gradient existed across the region today, resulting in gusty southwest winds ranging from 15 to 25 mph, gusting at times into the 30 to near 40 mph range. Temperatures were also elevated, well above the seasonal average in fact. Daytime highs this afternoon varied from the mid 70s to lower 80s, with Fayetteville's Drake Field tying the daily record of 78 degrees today. At mid evening, mostly clear conditions were common across area skies. Surface winds had diminished from the gusty conditions observed throughout the afternoon as a dry line passed east across the area in advance of an approaching cold front moving through central Kansas and northwest Oklahoma. No precipitation was occurring in association with this cold front, as low level moisture remains in short supply across the central part of the country. Temperatures around the area at mid evening varied from the upper 50s to lower 70s. Mostly clear skies are expected for the rest of the evening and overnight. Winds will gradually subside through the rest of the evening, eventually becoming light for the overnight period. Cooler temperatures return to the area in the wake of the passing cold front, with morning lows on Saturday to vary from the upper 30s to upper 40s. Saturday will be partly cloudy for most of the area, with areas south of interstate 40 becoming mostly cloudy by late afternoon. A northerly breeze will prevail through the day Saturday, with wind speeds of around 10 mph. High temperatures tomorrow will range from the lower 60s to mid 70s. $$
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