Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
456 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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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 CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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...Elevated.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Isolated showers and thunderstorms have developed across far
northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas from near Jay to Siloam
Springs, along an outflow boundary. These storms may be strong to
severe, with isolated hail and severe wind gusts possible.
Additional storms may form, mainly east and south of Tulsa.

Heat index values range from 100 to 105 across much of eastern
Oklahoma and parts of western Arkansas. There will be some relief
as we near sunset, as temperatures start to drop off, though
it will remain humid with dewpoints in the 70s.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Activation of the Regional Spotter Network May Be Needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.
SATURDAY and SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
MONDAY through WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
THURSDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Thunderstorm chances will continue early Saturday with
decreasing storm chances from Saturday afternoon through Sunday.
Afternoon heat index values of 100 to 105 degrees will be common
over the weekend into early next week. Thunderstorm chances will
remain relatively low Sunday and Monday with increasing chances by
the middle of next week as a cold front moves through the area.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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CORFIDI



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