Hazardous Weather Outlook
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FLUS44 KTSA 031106
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
506 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-041115-
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 TUE MAR 3 2015



...WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...


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...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...AFTER 3 AM.

ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS IN LATER PERIODS.

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...AFTER MIDNIGHT .

POOR VISIBILITY.
RISK...ELEVATED.
        AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ONSET...ONGOING

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...TONIGHT.



DISCUSSION...
WINTRY WEATHER IS SET TO RETURN LATER TONIGHT...AND CONTINUE INTO
WEDNESDAY. IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
AREA TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT...AN INITIAL WINTRY MIX WILL
TRANSLATE SOUTHEAST LATER TONIGHT ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
LIMITED AS THESE AREAS WILL REMAIN IN THE THE INITIAL STAGES OF
THE COLD AIR PUSH OVERNIGHT.

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.


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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THE COLDER AIR WILL OVERTAKE THE ENTIRE AREA WEDNESDAY...WITH ALL
AREAS WITH THE POSSIBLE EXCEPTION OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
TRANSITIONING OT ALL SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY.
DURING THE TRANSITION PERIOD TO SNOW...ICE ACCUMULATION POTENTIAL
ALSO EXISTS...,MAINLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. MOSTLY SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE
WEDNESDAY ACROSS MOST OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS.  THE HIGHEST SNOW AND SLEET TOTALS OF 2-4 INCHES ARE
CURRENTLY FORECAST ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. ICE ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN ONE AND TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH
ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

THIS SYSTEM WILL PUSH OFF TO THE EAST LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
EARLY THURSDAY...AND WILL LEAVE A PERIOD OF SETTLED...AND WARMER
WEATHER IN ITS WAKE.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
CONTINUE TO MONITOR LATEST FORECASTS AS PRECIPITATION TYPES AND
AMOUNTS ARE REFINED AS THE EVENT DRAWS CLOSER.


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

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