TULSA – The National Weather Service says thunderstorms can be expected across the region today, as rainfall will douse areas roasted by hot weather this week.

“Hot and humid conditions will develop again Monday afternoon. Additionally, scattered thunderstorms are possible across western Arkansas and also across central Kansas into northern Oklahoma.” Meteorologists said on Sunday night. “Storms may spread into northeast Oklahoma during the late afternoon and evening hours and pose a risk of damaging winds and large hail.”

Forecasters say the storm chances may extend into midweek in some parts of the region.

“The severe weather potential will wane during the late evening hours. Additional thunderstorm chances will continue Tuesday and Wednesday as a weak cold front will reside across the region.” the forecast office said. “Severe weather potential is also possible both days with locally damaging winds the primary concern. Hot and humid weather will return for late week into next weekend.”


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