Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 041106
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
506 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-051115-
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-
506 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER IMPACTS EXPECTED TODAY INTO TONIGHT...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING NORTH OF I-40...AFTERNOON SOUTH OF I-40.

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 44.
ONSET...MID TO LATE MORNING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
WINTER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS...BEGINNING IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA EARLY THIS
MORNING AND INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS BY
THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET AND SNOW THIS
MORNING ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS AS COLDER AIR SPREADS ACROSS THE
AREA FROM THE NORTH...WITH A TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
TO THE SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN PART OF
THE AREA THROUGH MIDNIGHT AS ICE AND SNOW TOTALS ARE
EXPECTED TO EVENTUALLY MEET THE LOW END OF CRITERIA. A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE REST OF THE AREA.

MOSTLY SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. THE HIGHEST SNOW AND SLEET TOTALS
OF 2-4 INCHES ARE CURRENTLY FORECAST ACROSS FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA
INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A QUARTER OF AN
INCH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS.

PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
CONTINUE TO MONITOR OUR LATEST FORECASTS AND PRODUCTS AS
PRECIPITATION TYPES AND AMOUNTS ARE REFINED AS THE EVENT UNFOLDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A GRADUAL WARMING TREND WILL BEGIN LATER THIS WEEK WITH DRY
WEATHER EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

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

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