Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
532 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221000-
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-
524 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014


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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.


DISCUSSION...
HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 105 OVER MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS EARLY THIS EVENING WILL
DROP OFF QUICKLY WITH SUNSET.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SUNDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A BUILDING RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BECOME A PERSISTENT
FEATURE OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS... AND WILL RESULT IN CONTINUED
HOT / DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION INTO NEXT WEEK. AFTERNOON
HEAT INDICES BETWEEN  100 AND 105  DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED DAILY
DURING THIS TIME PERIOD ACROSS MOST OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST
CENTRAL ARKANSAS. THE UPPER RIDGE MAY BREAK DOWN JUST ENOUGH NEXT
WEEK TO ALLOW THUNDERSTORM CHANCES TO INCREASE SLIGHTLY.

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