Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
456 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-201115-
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-
456 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and far Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing...improving after sunset.

DISCUSSION...
Gusty winds of 15 to 25 mph and humidity values of 30 to 40 percent
will continue to support rapid spread potential for any wildfires
through the early evening hours.  Fire weather conditions will
improve after sunset however winds will be sustained overnight.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.
SATURDAY...High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
MONDAY...High Wind Potential.
TUESDAY through THURSDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Gusty winds of 20 to 30 mph will be common on Saturday however
increasing moisture will help limit the fire weather potential.
A strong storm system passes the area on Sunday with scattered
thunderstorms possible across far eastern Oklahoma and western
Arkansas Sunday afternoon and early evening.  A few of these
storms may be strong to severe primarily from western Arkansas
to points further east.  Dangerous fire weather conditions may
also develop Sunday afternoon along and west of Highway 75.
A cold front will pass Sunday night however temperatures will
remain seasonably mild on Monday.  Also winds will continue to
be strong on Monday which will maintain conditions supportive
of rapid wildfire spread.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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