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Dangerous Heat in the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding Potential in the Southern Rockies and Southwest

Widespread high temperatures in the 90s with heat indices exceeding 100 degrees will persist across the western U.S. this weekend into the week. There are fire weather concerns in the Pacific Northwest and the Great Basin. Monsoon conditions continue to linger across the Southern Rockies and Southwest posing a heavy rainfall threat which may lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Read More >

Spring Climatology for Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas

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Springtime is a period of transition from the cold and relatively dry months of winter toward the hot and more humid climate of summer. Spring in Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas is no different, often times bringing a wide variety of weather elements to the area ranging from freezing temperatures and occasional snow to unusually hot temperatures with showers and thunderstorms bringing heavy rainfall and occasional gusty winds, hail, and tornadoes.