Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1251 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-291130-
ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK-
CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK-
LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK-
OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK-
PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK-
WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR-
1251 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
 AREA...ALL EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...HIGHER THREAT
WEST OF A NOWATA TO OKEMAH LINE.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
SOUTH WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 30 MPH ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS
OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS...PRIMARILY IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA WEST OF A NOWATA TO
OKEMAH LINE THIS AFTERNOON. WIND SPEEDS WILL BE SLIGHTLY LIGHTER
WITH A LITTLE HIGHER HUMIDITY TO THE EAST...BUT THE SPREAD
POTENTIAL WILL REMAIN ELEVATED OVER THE REST OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AS WELL AS WESTERN ARKANSAS. CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE
THROUGH THE EVENING AS WINDS DIMINISH AFTER SUNSET.

A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE REGION THIS EVENING BRINGING COOLER AIR
OVERNIGHT.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SUNDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
COOLER WEATHER IS FORECAST FOR THURSDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND. AN
APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASING CHANCES OF
PRECIPITATION BY SATURDAY AND INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. AT THIS TIME IT
APPEARS THAT TEMPERATURES PROFILES WILL REMAIN TOO WARM TO SUPPORT
ANY WINTRY PRECIPITATION...BUT A CHILLY RAIN IS EXPECTED
NONETHELESS. A REINFORCING SHOT OF COLDER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE
AREA ON SUNDAY...AND RAIN MAY TRANSITION TO LIGHT SNOW OR SLEET
ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS BEFORE TAPERING OFF
LATE IN THE DAY. AT THIS TIME...ONLY MINOR ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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