Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
542 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-281145-
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-
542 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT FIRE RISK WEDNESDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

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

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
TEMPERATURES WILL REACH WELL INTO THE 70S FOR ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE TEMPERATURES COUPLED WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES
OF 20 TO 30 PERCENT AND SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MILES WILL CREATE
A SIGNIFICANT FIRE RISK FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA. THE AREA MOST
AT RISK WILL BE OSAGE...PAWNEE AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES WHERE CONDITIONS
WILL BE CLOSE TO RED FLAG THRESHOLDS. CREEK...TULSA AND NOWATA COUNTIES
WILL ONLY BE SLIGHTLY LESS AT RISK FOR FIRE ACTIVITY.

A COOL FRONT WILL USHER IN COOLER WEATHER WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MILES AN HOUR WILL BE COMMON THURSDAY.

AN UPPER SYSTEM WILL BRING PRECIPITATION TO THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND.
THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION MAINLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY
412 AS THAT SYSTEM MOVES EAST OF OUR AREA ON SUNDAY.

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

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