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Active Weather Continues in the West; Potent Cold Front to Move Through the East this Weekend

A complex weather system will continue to bring active conditions over the Western U.S. through early Saturday, including more heavy snowfall through the Rockies. Farther east, a potent cold front will advance through the Ohio Valley Saturday, bringing rain and a few strong thunderstorms. As the front clears the east coast on Sunday, colder and gusty conditions will return. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Sat, Nov. 18, 2017 at 9:30:45 am CST

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A cold front moving across Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas this morning will exit the region by early afternoon. North to northwest winds will increase behind the front this morning with with widespread gusts in the 30 to 45 mph range that will continue into the afternoon hours. A wind advisory will be in effect through Saturday afternoon. Despite cooler temperatures, drier air pushing into the region combined with the gusty winds will result in very high to elevated fire danger across much of eastern Oklahoma into northwest Arkansas. The greatest fire spread potential can be expected across much of eastern Oklahoma where minimum afternoon relative humidity values will be lowest in conjunction with the strongest winds.
Strong winds today behind a cold front moving through the region. Gust of 30 to 40 mph will be common with occasional gusts to 45 mph, thus a Wind Advisory is in effect through 5 pm for the all of eastern Oklahoma, southeast Kansas, southwest Missouri, and western Arkansas.
.Today...Windy, sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 54 to 75.
.Tonight...Clear. Lows 28 to 40.
.Sun...Sunny. Highs 48 to 63.
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