Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
556 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-191130-
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-
556 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

...DENSE FOG LIKELY OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS MORNING...

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...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE TONIGHT.

POOR VISIBILITY.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE FORMED ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA GENERALLY NORTH AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 44...AND IN
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MAINLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 412. VISIBILITY MAY
FALL BELOW 1/4 MILE IN THESE LOCATIONS. ELSEWHERE...PATCHY DENSE
FOG IS POSSIBLE WITH VARYING VISIBILITY OVER SHORT DISTANCES.

THERE IS A LIMITED THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS. THE MAIN
HAZARD WITH ANY ISOLATED STORMS WOULD BE LIGHTNING AS RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL NOT BE HEAVY.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THERE ARE A COUPLE OF CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS. THE FIRST COMES ON THURSDAY...AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. VERY COLD TEMPERATURES ALOFT MAY
CREATE ENOUGH INSTABILITY FOR ISOLATED STORMS MAINLY ON THURSDAY
AFTERNOON ACROSS NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

THE SECOND CHANCE FOR STORMS COMES LATE SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING. THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL REMAIN ACTIVE WITH A STEADY
PROGRESSION OF UPPER STORM SYSTEMS. INSTABILITY WILL BE LIMITED
SO NO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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CORFIDI



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