Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
312 PM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-191000-
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-
300 PM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

...DAMAGING WIND AND HAIL POTENTIAL WITH COMPLEX OF STORMS THIS AFTERNOON...

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...CRITICAL.
AREA...FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...FORT SMITH AREA.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...

A COMPLEX OF STORMS MOVING ACROSS FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO WEST
CENTRAL ARKANSAS WILL BRING DAMAGING WIND AND SEVERE HAIL
POTENTIAL TO THIS REGION THIS AFTERNOON. OTHER ISOLATED STORMS MAY
DEVELOP ALONG OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES OVER EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WITH
SEVERE WIND/HAIL POTENTIAL AS WELL.

HEAT INDICES WILL BE IN THE 100 TO 105 DEGREE RANGE IN SPOTS
ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA THAT HAVE NOT BEEN IMPACTED BY TODAY`S
STORMS.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
ACTIVATION OF THE REGIONAL SPOTTER NETWORK EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDS.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE INTO TUESDAY BEFORE A
WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY NEAR THE REGION FINALLY LIFTS NORTHEAST. IN
THE WAKE OF THE EXITING BOUNDARY...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE IS
FORECAST TO SET UP OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS...CONTINUING HOT
TEMPERATURES FOR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

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



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