Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
441 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251000-
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-
441 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

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...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
    ONSET...EARLY EVENING.

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

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NORTH
AND WEST OF THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD
MOVE INTO FAR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BY EARLY EVENING. A
FEW STORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44.

OTHERWISE...WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS WITH HEAT
INDICES AROUND 100 DEGREES.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS AS A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR-MASS REMAINS IN PLACE. THE BEST
CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE ON FRIDAY AS A WEAK UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVES INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTH. BRIEF HEAVY
RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER STORMS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THIS
WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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