Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
518 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211145-
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-
518 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...Winter Weather Advisory tonight into early Wednesday morning...

...Flood Watch in effect through tonight...

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

.DAY ONE...This evening and Tonight.

THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Far eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Freezing line now extends from Joplin to Vinita to Tulsa to
Okemah, with freezing rain ongoing north of this line.
Precipitation will come to an end by mid evening across far
northeast Oklahoma, with freezing rain spreading into northwest
Arkansas by early evening. Total ice accumulations will be around
a tenth of an inch or less.

There will also be a risk for flooding as well tonight,
especially across southeast Oklahoma. The main area for
thunderstorms will be across far southeast Oklahoma, with
isolated storms possible into western Arkansas this evening.

The ice impacts are expected to be minimal for the most part, but
there will be glazing on elevated surfaces and trees.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation is not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY...Winter Weather Potential.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
SUNDAY and MONDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Additional rounds of widespread shower and thunderstorm activity
are expected throughout the week. Additional light ice
accumulation will be possible mainly across northeast Oklahoma
Wednesday and Wednesday night as temperatures remain near or
below freezing.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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CORFIDI



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