Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
126 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241000-
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-
126 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...AFTER 10 PM.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...

STRONG SOUTH WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO
YIELD AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44 THIS
AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY THIS EVENING.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL INITIATE ALONG A DRYLINE OUT IN THE PANHANDLES
AND WILL MOVE ACROSS OKLAHOMA TONIGHT. THE LATEST SHORT RANGE DATA
INDICATES THAT STORMS WILL MOVE INTO NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AFTER 10
PM. DUE TO WEAKER INSTABILITY AT NIGHT...THE SEVERE STORM THREAT
WILL BE LIMITED...WITH MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL AND WIND POSSIBLE.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY NOT BE NEEDED.

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AHEAD OF THE
FRONT MAINLY EAST OF TULSA. DEPENDING ON HOW FAST THE FRONT CLEARS
OUR AREA...THERE WILL BE A LIMITED RISK OF SEVERE STORMS AS WELL
BY EARLY AFTERNOON. A MORE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER
WILL COME WHEN THE NEXT SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE PLAINS OVER THE
WEEKEND. THE GREATEST RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE ON
SUNDAY...INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL FOR VERY LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING
WINDS AND STRONG TORNADOES. SOME RISK OF STORMS WILL CONTINUE
INTO MONDAY AS WELL. STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECASTS AS THE
WEEKEND APPROACHES.

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



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