Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
417 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-131145-
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-
417 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LIGHT ICING POTENTIAL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING
ACROSS NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NEIGHBORING FAR NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SUNDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
MONDAY THRU WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDS.
THURSDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

A LIGHT ICING EVENT IS FORECAST ACROSS NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
NEIGHBORING FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA SUNDAY MORNING. THE MAIN IMPACT
TO TRAVEL WILL BE SOME SLICK SPOTS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.
TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FREEZING BY
AFTERNOON...ENDING THE THREAT. SOME LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OR RAIN
IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS THE REGION AS LIFT
INCREASES IN ASSOCIATION WITH AN UPPER LEVEL WAVE AND INTERACTS
WITH LINGERING COLD AIR NEAR THE SURFACE.

TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO CLIMB WELL ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR BY THURSDAY OF NEXT WEEK. IN ADDITION TO THE WARM
TEMPERATURES...THE AIR WILL BE RELATIVELY DRY AND SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE STRONG. THIS WILL SET THE STAGE FOR
ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS BY AFTERNOON.

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

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LACY



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