Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FPUS74 KTSA 290556

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1256 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
Latimer-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Van Buren,
Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Antlers, Clayton, Hugo, Pawhuska,
Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Miami, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore,
Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler,
Wilburton, and Poteau
1256 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017


At 12:56 AM ... National Weather Service doppler radars continued
to detect scattered showers and thunderstorms lifting northward
across much of northeast Oklahoma and western Arkansas, north of
highway 40. Some of these storms had become severe, with strong
damaging winds and hail to the size of baseballs. All this
activity was moving toward the northeast, around 35 miles per

Through 3:00 AM ... Showers and thunderstorms will continue to
track northward across northern portions of the forecast area.
Some of the storms will likely becoming severe, with the main
threats being large hail and strong winds, however, an isolated
tornado is also possible. As the event progresses, and the second
round of showers and storms moves in from the west, heavy amounts
of rainfall will cause flooding issues. Several inches of rain are
expected across the area by mid day Sunday.


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