Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1245 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211000-
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-
1245 PM CDT WED AUG 20 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...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
        ONSET...ONGOING.

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

DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...IN
RESPONSE TO A WEAK UPPER WAVE MOVING ACROSS OKLAHOMA. A LIMITED RISK
OF DAMAGING WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY ANY STRONGER STORM THAT HAPPENS TO
DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE...HOT TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED
OUTSIDE ANY RAIN AREAS...WITH MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100
AND 102 DEGREES.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BECOME A PERSISTENT FEATURE OVER
THE SOUTHERN PLAINS IN THE COMING DAYS...AND WILL RESULT IN
CONTINUED HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES
BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED EACH DAY.

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