Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1246 PM CST Wed Mar 1 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-021130-
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-
1246 PM CST Wed Mar 1 2017

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well
as much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Limited.
 AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
 ONSET...Ongoing...Diminishing after sunset.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
 RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
 ONSET...Ongoing...Improving after sunset.

DISCUSSION...
Northwesterly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts near 35 mph
will continue today across portions of eastern Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas. Additionally, afternoon humidity values will
become very dry and fall into the 15 to 25 percent range. These
conditions will allow any wildfires to spread quickly today. Winds
will diminish around sunset which will improve fire weather
conditions.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...No Hazards.
SATURDAY...High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
TUESDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Gusty southerly winds and warmer temperatures return by
Saturday which will raise fire weather concerns.
Increasing moisture later in the weekend will allow
thunderstorm chances to return by the first of next week.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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