Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
501 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-041015-
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-
501 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015


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...LIMITED.
AREA...WEST OF HIGHWAY 75 IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...AFTER MIDNIGHT.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES NEAR TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE THE SEASONAL
AVERAGE TODAY WILL HELP TO CREATE HEAT INDICES IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S ACROSS THE REGION. A FEW LOCATIONS IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
ALSO ALONG THE RIVER VALLEY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS COULD SEE
HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 100 DEGREES.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL BECOME POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT MAINLY WEST
OF HIGHWAY 75 IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM BEGINS TO PUSH INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS
 HEAT POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASE ACROSS MAINLY NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TUESDAY AS THE UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL
ALONG WITH AN ISOLATED SEVERE POTENTIAL WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR THE
OKLAHOMA KANSAS BORDER TUESDAY.

ADDITIONAL STORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH FRIDAY OVER
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AS THE UPPER LOW PUSHES
OFF TO THE EAST AND A COUPLE OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES COMBINED
WITH A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVE THROUGH THE REGION. SOUTH OF
THIS FRONTAL BOUNDARY...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS COULD CREATE
DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES EACH AFTERNOON WEDNESDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

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

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