Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 241847
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1247 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-250700-
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-
1247 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014


...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER DANGERS THURSDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION...
LOW LEVEL CLOUDS SHOULD BEGIN TO CLEAR OUT FROM WEST TO EAST
ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON AND ACROSS NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS THIS EVENING AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM EXITS
THE REGION. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS DEVELOP THURSDAY ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...WITH ENHANCED DANGERS NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 44 IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS RETURN
TO THE REGION TOMORROW WITH GUSTS IN THE 30 TO NEAR 40 MPH RANGE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL HELP TEMPERATURES WARM WELL
INTO THE 50S FOR MOST LOCATIONS.

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT ARE
FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
WITH PRECIPITATION CHANCES DEVELOPING DURING THE DAY FRIDAY AND
CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. FORECAST TEMPERATURE PROFILES
SUGGEST A LIGHT WINTRY MIX WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT...SATURDAY
AND INTO SUNDAY FOR PARTS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS...AND INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA SUNDAY. ANY ACCUMULATIONS
AND IMPACTS APPEAR MINIMAL AT THIS TIME...BUT THOSE WITH TRAVEL
PLANS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS FOR UPDATES.

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

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