Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
504 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-271015-
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-
504 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016


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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...MID MORNING.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...EARLY AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TODAY AND TONIGHT AS OUTFLOW
BOUNDARIES AND A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY REMAIN OVER THE REGION.
WEAK WIND SHEAR SHOULD HELP TO LIMIT SEVERE POTENTIAL...HOWEVER
WITH EXPECTED SLOW STORM MOVEMENTS...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL
COULD BE POSSIBLE WITHIN ANY THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT.

ALONG WITH THE PRECIPITATION CHANCES...TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE
REGION ARE FORECAST TO BE SLIGHTLY COOLER THIS AFTERNOON. HEAT
INDEX VALUES IN THE MID 90S TO AROUND 102 DEGREES WILL STILL
REMAIN POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ARE FORECAST ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH THE WEEK AS UPPER LEVEL NORTHWESTERLY
FLOW DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS. THESE CONDITIONS WILL ALLOW FOR
TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY BELOW TO NEAR SEASONAL AVERAGE OVER THE
REGION INTO THE WEEKEND.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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